Pycnostachys ruandensis De Wild.

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: ruandensis of Ruanda (now Rwanda), where the type specimen was collected.
Habitat: Montane grassland, volcanic plains, rocky outcrops and disturbed places.
Altitude range: 1600 - 2350 m
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and ?Zambia.
Malawi distribution: N,C
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 146 - 147. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 191. (Includes a picture).

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Page 318.

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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: Pycnostachys ruandensis., retrieved 21 February 2024

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