Tetradenia galpinii (N.E.Br.) Phillipson & C.Steyn

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Tetradenia galpinii

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Victoria Falls

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Synonyms: Iboza galpinii N.E. Br.
Tetradenia riparia sensu Codd in part, non (Hochst.) Codd sensu stricto
Common names:
Status: Native
Notes: This taxon was recently split from the former broadly defined Tetradenia riparia. It differs by generally smaller corollas that gradually expand from the base; stems with a mixture of glandular and non-glandular hairs and petioles that are at most about one third the length of the leaf blade.
Derivation of specific name: galpinii: after E.E. Galpin (1858-1941), a botanical collector
Habitat: At forest margins, along moist stream banks, in the spray zone of waterfalls and sometimes on roadsides.
Altitude range: 500 - 1600 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Eswatini and South Africa.
Malawi distribution: N,C,S
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 853. (Includes a picture).

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 289 - 290.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Tetradenia galpinii.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=212770, retrieved 18 July 2024

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