Cephalophis lukei Vollesen

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Cephalophis lukei

Photo: Mark Hyde
Inhamitanga Forest, Mozambique

Cephalophis lukei

Photo: Mark Hyde
Inhamitanga Forest, Mozambique

Cephalophis lukei

Photo: Mark Hyde
Inhamitanga Forest, Mozambique

Cephalophis lukei

Photo: Mark Hyde
Inhamitanga Forest, Mozambique

Cephalophis lukei

Photo: Mark Hyde
Inhamitanga Forest, Mozambique

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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb to 1 m tall. Leaves: petiole to 5.5 cm; lamina 10-20 × 4-9 cm, ovate to elliptic, puberulous along lateral and main veins; apex acute to shortly acuminate; margin crenate. Inflorescence 15-30 cm long. Flowers solitary or in 3-flowered cymes. Calyx 7-11 mm, bearing capitate glands. Corolla 2.2-2.8 cm along upper lip; lips purple with long curly hairs all over. Capsule 1-1.3 cm long.
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Habitat: Lowland moist evergreen forest
Altitude range: 0 - 230 m
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Worldwide distribution: Kenya and Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Content last updated: Saturday 27 June 2015
Literature:

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 246 - 247. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

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


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: Cephalophis lukei.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=219110, retrieved 12 December 2017

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