Aeollanthus subacaulis (Baker) Hua & Briq.
var. linearis (Burkill) Ryding

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Aeollanthus subacaulis var. linearis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chozi View Point, Nyika National Park.

Aeollanthus subacaulis var. linearis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chozi View Point, Nyika National Park.

Aeollanthus subacaulis var. linearis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chozi View Point, Nyika National Park.

Aeollanthus subacaulis var. linearis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chozi View Point, Nyika National Park.

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Synonyms: Aeollanthus rubescens Gürke
Aeollanthus salicifolius Baker
Icomum lineare Burkill
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
See var. subacaulis for general description. This variety differs in having much smaller and inconspicuous leaves in the basal rosette; a far greater number of leaves along the branches; the leaves along the branches are narrower, linear, thick and almost fleshy. This variety is more usually several stemmed and occurs in shallow soil on seepage rocks and among grasses.
Notes: This species is unusual in Lamiaceae in not having strictly opposite leaves.
Derivation of specific name: subacaulis: almost without a stem
Habitat: In shallow soil on seepage rocks and among grasses.
Altitude range: 700 - 2400 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Burundi, Cameroun, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Malawi distribution: N,C
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Monday 18 March 2019
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 183.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 300 - 302. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 68.

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Flora of Mozambique: Aeollanthus subacaulis var. linearis
Flora of Zambia: Aeollanthus subacaulis var. linearis

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


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 subacaulis var. linearis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=172430, retrieved 22 July 2019

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