Barleria repens Nees

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Barleria repens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Levasflor Timber concession, Cheringoma

Barleria repens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Levasflor Timber concession, Cheringoma

Barleria repens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Levasflor Timber concession, Cheringoma

Barleria repens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Levasflor Timber concession, Cheringoma

Barleria repens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Clouds Pool, Gorongosa National Park, Muanza

Barleria repens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Clouds Pool, Gorongosa National Park, Muanza

Barleria repens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Stream crossing at boundary with Coutada 10, Coutada 12

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Synonyms: Barleria querimbensis Klotzsch
Barleria swynnertonii S. Moore
Common names:
Frequency: Locally frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Creeping perennial with prostrate stems and ascending branches, usually less than 50 cm high. Leaves opposite, elliptic-oblong; margins entire. Flowers showy deep pink.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: repens: creeping
Habitat: In coastal Miombo woodland and riverine forest, often in shade.
Altitude range: Up to 230 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,MS,GI,M
Growth form(s): Shrub under 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Wednesday 27 April 2016
Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 192. (Includes a picture).

Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 26.

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) Page 77.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Barleria repens

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


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 repens.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=170200, retrieved 12 December 2017

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