Anisotes rogersii S.Moore

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Anisotes rogersii

Photo: Rob Burrett
Tshipise, S Africa

Anisotes rogersii

Photo: Rob Burrett
Tshipise, S Africa

Anisotes rogersii

Photo: Rob Burrett
Tshipise, S Africa

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Synonyms: Anisotes sessiliflorus sensu Codd non (T.Anderson) C.B. Clarke
Common names:
Small multi-stemmed shrub, usually less than 2 m. Leaves subsessile, opposite, elliptic to obovate, 3-6 cm long, light green and hairy on both surfaces; margin entire. Flowers axillary, usually solitary, rarely in few-flowered clusters, 4-6 cm long, tubular, 2-lipped, orange-red, glandular-hairy on the outside.
Derivation of specific name: rogersii: named after Archdeacon F.A. Rogers (1876-1944), English missionary who travelled in Southern and Northern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe and Zambia).
Altitude range:
Flowering time:All year
Worldwide distribution: (Tanzania), Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, northern South Africa.
Mozambique distribution:
Growth form(s): Shrub under 2 m.
Endemic status:
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 884. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 6.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 18. As Anisotes sessiliflorus

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Page 238.

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 13.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Anisotes rogersii., retrieved 17 June 2024

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