Leucas songeana Sebald

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Leucas songeana

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Status: Native
Annual herb. Leaves narrow. Flowers small, white, borne in distant clusters.
Notes: This appears to be a rare species in Zimbabwe, reported only from the C Division and with only 1 specimen from Zimbabwe in SRGH.
Derivation of specific name: songeana: of Songea, a town and district in southern Tanzania, just east of Lake Nyassa (Malawi) and north of the border with Mozambique.
Altitude range: (metres) 1350 - 1470 m
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Zimbabwe distribution: C
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Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Page 65.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Leucas songeana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149360, retrieved 18 March 2018

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