Aeollanthus ukamensis Gürke

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Aeollanthus ukamensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Aeollanthus ukamensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Aeollanthus ukamensis

Photo: Mark Hyde
At base of Chivarairwa Kopje, Canonkopje Crane and Game Sanctuary

Aeollanthus ukamensis

Photo: Mark Hyde
At base of Chivarairwa Kopje, Canonkopje Crane and Game Sanctuary

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Synonyms: Aeollanthus cameronii Burkill
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Status: Native
Description:
Small annual herb with ascending, fleshy reddish-purple stems, up to 40 cm. Leaves opposite, ovate to elliptic, up to 60 × 20 mm but usually much smaller; margins shallowly to deeply crenate, rarely appearing pinnatifid. Inflorescence a lax panicle. Flowers often one-sided on the inflorescence branches. Corolla deep purple, violet or bluish; upper lip more or less 4-lobed marked with darker dots; lower lip slightly concave to boat-shaped.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: ukamensis: of the Ukami area in central Tanzania, where the type was collected.
Habitat: On rocks and in cracks amongst rocks
Altitude range: 200 - 1700 m
Flowering time:May
Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Mozambique distribution: N,Z
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Content last updated: Thursday 15 May 2008
Literature:

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 304 - 306. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 111.

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Flora of Malawi: Aeollanthus ukamensis
Flora of Zambia: Aeollanthus ukamensis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Aeollanthus ukamensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aeollanthus ukamensis
African Plant Database: Aeollanthus ukamensis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aeollanthus ukamensis
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aeollanthus ukamensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Aeollanthus ukamensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aeollanthus ukamensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aeollanthus ukamensis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Aeollanthus ukamensis
Tropicos: Aeollanthus ukamensis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Aeollanthus ukamensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149630, retrieved 16 July 2019

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