Justicia nuttii C.B. Clarke

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Justicia nuttii

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Mporokoso District, Kalungwishi Headwaters at Lipangala (Mipangala) confluence.

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Synonyms: Justicia schliebenii Mildbr.
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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb with 1 to several erect to decumbent stems from a creeping, sometimes branched rhizome. Flowers in axillary secund (only 1 bract at each node supporting a flower) spiciform cymes. Spikes 2(3)-flowered.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: nuttii: In honour of W.H. Nutt, who collected in the Lake Tanganyika area in the 1890s
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Flowering time:Dec - Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Malawi distribution: N,C,S
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 51.

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 192 - 193.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Justicia nuttii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Justicia nuttii
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Justicia nuttii.
http://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=222890, retrieved 27 May 2017

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