Isoglossa milanjiensis S. Moore

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Isoglossa milanjiensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forested slopes below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

Isoglossa milanjiensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern plateau, Mt Gorongosa

Isoglossa milanjiensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern plateau, Mt Gorongosa

Isoglossa milanjiensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path to Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts

Isoglossa milanjiensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path to Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts

Isoglossa milanjiensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path to Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts

Isoglossa milanjiensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path to Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts

Isoglossa milanjiensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path to Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts

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Synonyms: Isoglossa mossambicensis Lindau
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Bushy scrambling herb, sometimes attaining 2 m. Leaves ovate or narrowly ovate with a drip-tip. Flowers 2-lipped; lower lip white with raised purple palate at the front, brown in colour at the back. Capsule brown.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: milanjiensis: of Mt Mulanje, Malawi.
Habitat: In and at the edges of evergreen forest, sometimes on streambanks in full sun.
Altitude range: 350 - 2000 m
Flowering time:(Mar-) Jul - Nov
Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: T,MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species: Salamis parhassus (Food plant)
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Content last updated: Monday 13 August 2012
Literature:

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 19.

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 154 - 155.

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 14. as Isoglossa mossambicensis

Strugnell, A.M. (2002). Endemics of Mt. Mulanje. The endemic spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Systematics and Geography of Plants 72 Page 14.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 34.

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Flora of Malawi: Isoglossa milanjiensis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Isoglossa milanjiensis

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


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: Isoglossa milanjiensis.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154390, retrieved 14 December 2017

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