Jamesbrittenia carvalhoi (Engl.) Hilliard

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Jamesbrittenia carvalhoi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castle Beacon, Vumba

Jamesbrittenia carvalhoi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castle Beacon, Vumba

Jamesbrittenia carvalhoi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castle Beacon, Vumba

Jamesbrittenia carvalhoi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Road to Engwa, Himalaya Range

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Synonyms: Sutera carvalhoi (Engl.) Skan
Common names:
Status: Native
A shrubby perennial, densely glandular pubescent, up to 1.2 m tall. Leaves opposite, ovate-lanceolate, 1-4.5 cm long; margin crenate-serrate. Flowers in terminal racemose inflorescences; bracts similar to the leves but smaller. Corolla white, less often mauve-blue, with yellow to dark purple-brown throat; tube 15-24 mm long.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Montane grassland and rocky hillsides.
Altitude range: (metres) 1350 - 2300 m
Flowering time:Jul - Oct
Worldwide distribution: Border Highlands of Zimbabwe and Mozambique, including Mt Gorongosa.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 32 - 33. as Sutera carvalhoi (Includes a picture).

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 114, plate 152 as Sutera carvalhoi

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 100.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Jamesbrittenia carvalhoi
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Jamesbrittenia carvalhoi
The Plant List (version 1.1): Jamesbrittenia carvalhoi
Tropicos: Jamesbrittenia carvalhoi

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: Species information: Jamesbrittenia carvalhoi.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151100, retrieved 26 May 2019

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