Platostoma sp. no. 2

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Platostoma sp. no. 2

Photo: Bart Wursten
Muqueche River bridge, road to mt Namuli.

Platostoma sp. no. 2

Photo: Bart Wursten
Muqueche River bridge, road to mt Namuli.

Platostoma sp. no. 2

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Platostoma sp. no. 2

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Platostoma sp. no. 2

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Platostoma sp. no. 2

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

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Prostrate to ascending herb. Stems up to 50 cm long, densely coverered in spreading whitish hairs. Leaves opposite, petiolate, ovate-rhomboid, hairy on both surfaces; margin crenate. Flowers in a dense terminal spike. Calyx green with upper lip tinged blue-purple. Corolla whitish.
Notes: The species in image 1&2 (Wursten 92) appears to be the same as an unidentified specimen at SRGH from the same area (Leach & Schelpe 11487). Any assistance in providing a name for this would be very much appreciated.
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Altitude range: 1160 - 1280 m
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Mozambique distribution: Z (other?)
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Content last updated: Sunday 3 June 2012
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Platostoma sp. no. 2
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Platostoma sp. no. 2
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Platostoma sp. no. 2
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Platostoma sp. no. 2
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Platostoma sp. no. 2
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Platostoma sp. no. 2
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Platostoma sp. no. 2
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Platostoma sp. no. 2
JSTOR Plant Science: Platostoma sp. no. 2
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Platostoma sp. no. 2
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Platostoma sp. no. 2
Plants of the World Online: Platostoma sp. no. 2
The Plant List (version 1.1): Platostoma sp. no. 2
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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: Platostoma sp. no. 2.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=195240, retrieved 5 June 2020

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