Stachys pseudonigricans G├╝rke

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Stachys pseudonigricans

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

Stachys pseudonigricans

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

Stachys pseudonigricans

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

Stachys pseudonigricans

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

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Status: Native
Description:
More or less erect perennial herb, up to c. 80 cm tall. Plant only faintly aromatic. Stems branching throughout length, rounded to somewhat 4-angled, more or less densely stellately hairy. Leaves opposite, linear-lanceolate to broadly ovate, mostly 2-8 cm long, more or less densely stellately pubescent on both surfaces; margin crenate to laxly toothed; petiole 0-10 mm long. Inflorescence lax, usually with 6-8-flowered verticils. Calyx ascending, funnel-shaped to campanulate, 5.5-13 mm long at flowering time extending to l6 mm long in fruit; teeth more or less narrowly triangular, 2-5 mm long, erect or sometimes recurved. Corolla 9-16 mm long, white to pale pink to lavender or mauve, with or without darker markings; tube 5-10 mm long; anterior lip 3.5-8 mm long. stellately pubescent outside; posterior lip 2-6 mm long, densely stellately pubescent.
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Habitat: Grassland, bushland, Brachystegia woodland and marshy areas.
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Mozambique distribution: ?
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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 57.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2009). Lamiaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 48 - 49.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 45 - 46.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 71.

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Flora of Zambia: Stachys pseudonigricans
Flora of Zimbabwe: Stachys pseudonigricans

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Stachys pseudonigricans.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149400, retrieved 30 September 2020

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