Aeollanthus serpiculoides Baker

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Aeollanthus serpiculoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr summit, Chinziwa, Vumba

Aeollanthus serpiculoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr summit, Chinziwa, Vumba

Aeollanthus serpiculoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr summit, Chinziwa, Vumba

Aeollanthus serpiculoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Chinaka, Juliasdale

Aeollanthus serpiculoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Susurumba, Juliasdale.

Aeollanthus serpiculoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Susurumba, Juliasdale.

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Status: Native
Description:
Prostrate or decumbent perennial or rarely annual herb. Stems several, often somewhat fleshy, reddish purple, glandular hairy. Leaves opposite or in clusters on small lateral shoots, variable in shape, markedly fleshy, subsessile, glandular hairy; margins crenate. Inflorescence a branched panicle. Flowers often one-sided on the inflorescence branches. Bracts elliptic, to ovate-lanceolate, more or less recurved. Corolla purple, mauve or white; upper lip with dark purple dots, 2-4-lobed; lower lip flap or slightly boat-shaped. Stamens sometimes longer than the lower lip.
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Habitat: In shallow soil pockets on rocks, often near seasonal streams or seepage areas.
Altitude range: 0 - 300 m
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe
Malawi distribution: S
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Content last updated: Sunday 20 January 2019
Literature:

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 304 - 305. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Mozambique: Aeollanthus serpiculoides
Flora of Zimbabwe: Aeollanthus serpiculoides

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aeollanthus serpiculoides
African Plant Database: Aeollanthus serpiculoides
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Aeollanthus serpiculoides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aeollanthus serpiculoides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aeollanthus serpiculoides
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Aeollanthus serpiculoides
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aeollanthus serpiculoides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Aeollanthus serpiculoides
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Aeollanthus serpiculoides
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aeollanthus serpiculoides
Ispot Southern Africa: Aeollanthus serpiculoides
JSTOR Plant Science: Aeollanthus serpiculoides
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aeollanthus serpiculoides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aeollanthus serpiculoides
The Plant List (version 1.1): Aeollanthus serpiculoides
Tropicos: Aeollanthus serpiculoides


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Aeollanthus serpiculoides.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149610, retrieved 20 July 2019

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