Streptocarpus myoporoides Hilliard & B.L. Burtt

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Streptocarpus myoporoides

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Mount Ribaue, Mozambique

Streptocarpus myoporoides

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Mount Ribaue, Mozambique

Streptocarpus myoporoides

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Mount Ribaue, Mozambique

Streptocarpus myoporoides

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Mount Ribaue, Mozambique

Streptocarpus myoporoides

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Mount Ribaue, Mozambique

Streptocarpus myoporoides

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Mount Ribaue, Mozambique

Streptocarpus myoporoides

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Mount Ribaue, Mozambique

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Status: Native
Description:
Stemmed herb with opposite leaves. Leaves elliptic, softly pilose above; apex obtuse; margin coarsely serrate-dentate. Peduncles terminal, c. 4.5-6 cm long, densely pilose with whitish hairs. Inflorescence terminal, capitate, condensed. Flowers red, mouth open; limb with upper lip 4-lobed, lower 1-lobed. Capsule c. 3 cm long, pilose.
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Habitat: On vertical cliffs
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Worldwide distribution: Confined to Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Content last updated: Tuesday 30 June 2015
Literature:

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 75.

Hilliard, O.M. & Burtt, B.L. (1971). Streptocarpus, an African Plant Study University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg Pages 213 - 214. (Includes a picture).

Hilliard, O.M. & Burtt, B.L. (1988). Gesneriaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(3) Pages 50 - 52.

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


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: Streptocarpus myoporoides.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=171800, retrieved 11 December 2019

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