Barleria gueinzii Sond.

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Barleria gueinzii

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Mountain Inn, Zoutpansberg, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Barleria gueinzii

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Barleria gueinzii

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Barleria gueinzii

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

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Status: Native
Description:
Unarmed scrambling shrub, up to c. 2m tall. Leaves opposite, ovate, up to c. 5 × 2.5 cm, pale olive-green, velvety; petiole up to 10 mm long. Flowers mauve-blue, c. 4 cm in diameter, held between papery, ovate calyx lobes, pale yellowish-green, red-veined with spiny margins.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: gueinzii: named after Wilhelm Gueinzius (1814-1874), German apothecary, who lived and collected plants in South Africa
Habitat: Occurring in woodland and along forest margins, often in rocky places.
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Flowering time:Feb - May
Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Mozambique distribution: M
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Content last updated: Sunday 6 March 2011
Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 190. (Includes a picture).

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 18.

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 79 - 81.

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External websites:

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


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: Barleria gueinzii.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=170190, retrieved 12 December 2017

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