Lindernia monroi (S. Moore) Eb. Fisch.

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Lindernia monroi

Photo: Paul Hubbard
On Bulale Hill, Khumalo CL, Matobo Hills

Lindernia monroi

Photo: Paul Hubbard
On Bulale Hill, Khumalo CL, Matobo Hills

Lindernia monroi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Camp Amalinda, Matobo

Lindernia monroi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Camp Amalinda, Matobo

Lindernia monroi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Camp Amalinda, Matobo

Lindernia monroi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Camp Amalinda, Matobo

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Synonyms: Craterostigma monroi S. Moore
Torenia monroi (S. Moore) Philcox
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect annual herb 3.5 - 13 cm tall. Stems glabrous, not 4-angled. Leaves: basal crowded, alternate, linear; cauline: 5-15 × 0.2-0.5 mm, opposite, linear, ± amplexicaul, somewhat fleshy. Flowers few in upper leaf axils, borne on relatively long (5-10 mm) slender pedicels. Calyx not winged. Corolla pale mauve, pale pink or white with yellow palate. Capsule 3.5 × 2 mm, ellipsoid.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In seasonally wet rock pools
Altitude range: (metres) 800 - 1400 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Images last updated: Saturday 27 December 2014
Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 24.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 182.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 148. As Torenia monroi

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 57 - 58. As Torenia monroi


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lindernia monroi
African Plant Database: Lindernia monroi
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Lindernia monroi
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lindernia monroi
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lindernia monroi
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Lindernia monroi
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Lindernia monroi
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Lindernia monroi
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Lindernia monroi
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lindernia monroi
Ispot Southern Africa: Lindernia monroi
JSTOR Plant Science: Lindernia monroi
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Lindernia monroi
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lindernia monroi
The Plant List (version 1.1): Lindernia monroi
Tropicos: Lindernia monroi


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: Lindernia monroi.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151440, retrieved 27 June 2019

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