Crepidorhopalon namuliensis I.Darbysh. & Eb.Fisch.

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Crepidorhopalon namuliensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rocky seepage area below Namuli peak, Serra de Gurue

Crepidorhopalon namuliensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rocky seepage area below Namuli peak, Serra de Gurue

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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb, with erect, scrambling or trailing 4-angled stems, up to 50 cm long or more, hairy with some hairs orange-tipped glandular. Leaves sessile, opposite, pairs set 10-22 mm apart along the stems, broadly ovate, 9–20 mm long, base rounded or shallowly cordate, margin serrate with 2–5 teeth per margin, 5-7-veined from the base; sparsely puberulous with glandular and eglandular hairs mainly on margin and main veins beneath and with sunken glands drying brown, especially beneath. Flowers axillary, solitary; bracts leaf-like, pedicels up to 6.5 mm long. Calyx 5–7.8 mm long, lobes lanceolate, longest 3.3–4.2 mm long, shortly glandular-pubescent. Corolla 13.5–16.5 mm long, whitish to purple on tube and upper lip, lower lip white or at most tinged pale blue, usually with a yellow patch in the mouth, glandular-puberulous outside, and with pale longer hairs on the upper lip. Capsule ellipsoid, to 7.5 mm long, brown, more or less equal in length to calyx or slightly shorter.
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Derivation of specific name: namuliensis: of Mt Namuli in Mozambique, where this species is found.
Habitat: Damp ground in montane grassland.
Altitude range: 1730 - 1870 m
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from Mt Namuli (Sera de Gurue) in Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: Z
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Content last updated: Sunday 20 October 2019
Literature:

Darbyshire, I., Wursten, B., Luke, Q. & Fischer, E. (2019). A revision of the Crepidorhopalon whytei complex (Linderniaceae) in eastern Africa Blumea 64 Pages 169 - 171. Protologue (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Crepidorhopalon namuliensis
African Plant Database: Crepidorhopalon namuliensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Crepidorhopalon namuliensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Crepidorhopalon namuliensis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Crepidorhopalon namuliensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Crepidorhopalon namuliensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Crepidorhopalon namuliensis
Plants of the World Online: Crepidorhopalon namuliensis
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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: Crepidorhopalon namuliensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151410, retrieved 18 November 2019

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