7362.010 Haumaniastrum P.A. Duvign. & Plancke


Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013) Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) 1-346

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs, arborescent herbs or suffrutices. Stems quadrangular or rounded-quadrangular, usually branching, hairy. Leaves opposite, ternate or quadrate, sometimes forming a rosette at base of annual stems, often coloured. Inflorescence in a dense or lax corymb or panicle. Calyx small bilabiate. Flowers arranged in (2)6(9)-flowered vertical; Bracts often coloured broadly obovate or rhomboid, obscuring pedicels and calyces; corolla short, bilabiate, tube straight dilating towards the throat. Fruit consisting of nutlets, brown or black, apex rounded or flattened, usually producing a small amount of mucilage when wet.

Worldwide: 35 species in tropical Africa

Malawi: 6 taxa.

Haumaniastrum villosum

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
caeruleum (Oliv.) P.A. Duvign. & PlanckeN,CDescription, Image
coriaceum (Robyns & Lebrun) A.J.Paton subsp. coriaceum N
dissitifolium (Baker) A.J. PatonNDescription, Image
lantanoides (S.Moore) P.A.Duvign. & PlanckeN
venosum (Baker) AgnewN,C,S
villosum (Benth.) A.J. PatonN,C,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Haumaniastrum:

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Flora of Mozambique: Haumaniastrum
Flora of Zambia: Haumaniastrum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Haumaniastrum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Haumaniastrum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Haumaniastrum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Haumaniastrum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Haumaniastrum
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iNaturalist: Haumaniastrum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Haumaniastrum
JSTOR Plant Science: Haumaniastrum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Haumaniastrum
Plants of the World Online: Haumaniastrum
Tropicos: Haumaniastrum
Wikipedia: Haumaniastrum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Haumaniastrum.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1239, retrieved 4 June 2023

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