Stachys didymantha Brenan

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Along margins of evergreen forest and in Widdringtonia woodland, among boulders and in montane grassland.
Altitude range: 1800 - 2000 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Mt Mulanje, Malawi and Mt Namuli, Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: Z
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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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 88.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 40 - 41. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2002). Endemics of Mt. Mulanje. The endemic spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Systematics and Geography of Plants 72 Page 18.

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

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Flora of Malawi: Stachys didymantha

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Stachys didymantha
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Stachys didymantha
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Wikipedia: Stachys didymantha

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Stachys didymantha., retrieved 24 April 2024

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