Plectranthus autranii (Briq.) Erhardt, Götz & Seybold

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Plectranthus autranii

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Slopes towards Mt Nhamedimu, Chimanimani Mts.

Plectranthus autranii

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Small valley North-east of Mt Binga, Chimanimani Mts

Plectranthus autranii

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Small valley North-east of Mt Binga, Chimanimani Mts

Plectranthus autranii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Small valley North-east of Mt Binga, Chimanimani Mts

Plectranthus autranii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Unnamed peak above Nhamassa valley, Mt. Gorongosa

Plectranthus autranii

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Higher slopes below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

Plectranthus autranii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Higher slopes below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

Plectranthus autranii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Unnamed peak above Nhamassa valley, Mt. Gorongosa

Plectranthus autranii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Unnamed peak above Nhamassa valley, Mt. Gorongosa

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Synonyms: Coleus autrani Briq.
Coleus odoratus Gürke
Coleus sylvaticus Gürke
Coleus tysonii Gürke
Solenostemon autranii (Briq.) J.K.Morton
Solenostemon silvaticus (Gürke) Agnew
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Status: Native
Description:
Ascending to somewhat scrambling perennial herb up to 2 m tall. Stems quadrangular, branched, often purplish, pubescent with more or less spreading, sometimes purple, hairs. Leaves triangular to ovate, 2-11 cm long, pubescent and with red sessile glands, base often running down the petiole; margin with large rounded teeth, sometimes weakly rolled under; petiole 10-60 mm long. Inflorescence lax with 10-30-flowered verticils, 5-40 mm apart; pedicels 5-13 mm long. Calyx 2-3 mm long in flower, pubescent and with red sessile glands. Corolla blue to deep purple, 7-20 mm long, pubescent on the lobes and with red sessile glands; tube 4-7 mm long, S-shaped; upper lip erect, shorter than lower lip; lower lip 4-13 mm long, deeply boat-shaped, enclosing the stamens.
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Habitat: In forest and ericoid vegetation.
Altitude range: 1200 - 2100 m
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Content last updated: Wednesday 9 October 2019
Literature:

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 265 - 266.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 115. Probably as Solenostemon sylvaticus

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 93.

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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: Plectranthus autranii.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=208240, retrieved 12 November 2019

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