Equilabium stenosiphon (Baker) Mwany. & A.J.Paton

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Equilabium stenosiphon

Photo: Bart Wursten
SDH CHA Sarl Tea Estates, Gurue, Zambesia, Mozambique.

Equilabium stenosiphon

Photo: Bart Wursten
SDH CHA Sarl Tea Estates, Gurue, Zambesia, Mozambique.

Equilabium stenosiphon

Photo: Bart Wursten
SDH CHA Sarl Tea Estates, Gurue, Zambesia, Mozambique.

Equilabium stenosiphon

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Lower slopes Mt Mabu

Equilabium stenosiphon

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Lower slopes Mt Mabu

Equilabium stenosiphon

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path from Morumbodzi Falls to forested slopes Mt Gorongosa

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Synonyms: Plectranthus stenosiphon Baker
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Status: Native
Description:
Scrambling herb. Stems 4-angled, with spreading hairs, particularly when young. Leaves broadly ovate to almost round, velvety above, less so below; margins more or less regularly crenate-dentate, sometimes with smaller teeth on the crenations. Inflorescences terminal, branched. Flowers deep violet-blue, white in the throat and the basal part of the upper lip.
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Habitat: Mostly in disturbed and secondary vegetation in high rainfall areas.
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Mozambique distribution: N,Z,MS
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Content last updated: Monday 23 July 2012
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 189. as Plectranthus stenosiphon

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 56. as Plectranthus stenosiphon

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 221 - 222. as Plectranthus stenosiphon

Paton, A.J., Mwanyambo, M., Govaerts, R.H.A., Smitha, K., Suddee, S., Phillipson, P.B., Wilson, T.C., Forster, P.I., Culham, A. (2019). Nomenclatural changes in Coleus and Plectranthus (Lamiaceae): a tale of more than two genera Phytokeys 129 Page 125.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 113. as Plectranthus stenosiphon

Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Dowsett-Lemaire, F., Congdon, C., Branch, B., Collins, S., Curran, M., Dowsett, R,J., Fishpool, L., Francisco, J., Harris, Kopp, M. & de Sousa, C. (2012). Mt Mabu, Mozambique: Biodiversity and Conservation Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London Page 73.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Equilabium stenosiphon
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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: Equilabium stenosiphon.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149980, retrieved 4 December 2020

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