Cyanastrum johnstonii Baker

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Cyanastrum johnstonii

Photo: Mike Bingham
Lusaka, cultivated at Protea Hill Farm from tubers collected Regional Research Station, Mansa.

Cyanastrum johnstonii

Photo: Mike Bingham
Lusaka, cultivated at Protea Hill Farm from tubers collected from Regional Research Station, Mansa.

Cyanastrum johnstonii

Photo: Mike Bingham
Lusaka, cultivated at Protea Hill Farm from tubers collected Regional Research Station, Mansa.

Cyanastrum johnstonii

Photo: Mike Bingham
Lusaka, cultivated at Protea Hill Farm from tubers collected Regional Research Station, Mansa.

Cyanastrum johnstonii

Photo: Mike Bingham
Lusaka, cultivated at Protea Hill Farm from tubers collected from Regional Research Station, Mansa.

Cyanastrum johnstonii

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Dabuyu Farms, Lilayi, Lusaka

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Leaf held erect, lamina broadly ovate, the base cordate. The inflorescence a raceme with up to 17 flowers, the buds erect, the flowers nodding. Tepals 6, pale blue; anthers yellow.
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Derivation of specific name: johnstonii: After H.H. Johnston who collected the type specimen.
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Flowering time:Nov - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Katanga Prov. of D.R. Congo, central Tanzania, Mozambique and NE Zambia.
Mozambique distribution: N
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Literature:

Cowley, E.J. & Brummitt, R.K. (2001). Tecophilaeaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(3) Pages 24 - 25. (Includes a picture).

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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: Cyanastrum johnstonii.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=211580, retrieved 26 October 2020

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