Pachystachys lutea Nees

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Pachystachys lutea

Photo: Petra Ballings
32, Ridge Rd, Avondale, Harare

Pachystachys lutea

Photo: Petra Ballings
32, Ridge Rd, Avondale, Harare

Pachystachys lutea

Photo: Petra Ballings
32, Ridge Rd, Avondale, Harare

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Description: Small shrub to c. 1 m. Leaves dark green, glossy. Inflorescence to 10 cm long. Bracts cordate, yellow. Corolla to 5 cm, white.
Notes: This beautiful species is commonly cultivated in Zimbabwean gardens.
Derivation of specific name: lutea: yellow, referring to the bracts
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Worldwide distribution: Native of Peru; widely cultivated in warm regions
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pachystachys lutea
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Pachystachys lutea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pachystachys lutea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pachystachys lutea
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pachystachys lutea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pachystachys lutea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Pachystachys lutea
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Pachystachys lutea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pachystachys lutea
Ispot Southern Africa: Pachystachys lutea
JSTOR Plant Science: Pachystachys lutea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pachystachys lutea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pachystachys lutea
The Plant List (version 1.1): Pachystachys lutea
Tropicos: Pachystachys lutea


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Pachystachys lutea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=172690, retrieved 27 June 2019

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