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.

Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 87.

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
Tropicos: Streptocarpus myoporoides
Wikipedia: Streptocarpus myoporoides


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: Streptocarpus myoporoides.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=171800, retrieved 5 December 2020

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