Blepharis leendertziae Oberm.

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Status: Native
Description:
Erect or rarely decumbent annual herb. Stems up to 50 cm long, silky hairy. Leaves linear-lanceolate to narrowly elliptic or ovate, 4-11 cm long, hairless or with a few hairs along the midrib below; margin entire. Flowers in subspherical heads along the stems. Bracts linear-lanceolate, up to 5 cm long finely hairy; margin with thin recurved bristles up to 4 mm long. Corolla white to pale blue or lilac, 10-16 mm long; lip obovate-spathulate, 3-5 mm wide, distinctly 3-lobed, central lobe longest.
Notes: Recorded for Mozambique in Vollesen (2000), p. 247.
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Habitat: In deciduous woodland, often sandy soils or seasonally wet depressions, vleis and lake shores.
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: T
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Literature:

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 13.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 17.

Vollesen, K. (2000). Blepharis (Acanthaceae). A taxonomic revision. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Pages 247 - 248. (Includes a picture).

Vollesen, K. (2013). Acanthaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 8(5) Pages 78 - 79.

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Blepharis leendertziae.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=153880, retrieved 13 December 2017

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