Pycnostachys stuhlmannii Gürke

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Pycnostachys stuhlmannii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Below dam wall, Cleveland Dam

Pycnostachys stuhlmannii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Below dam wall, Cleveland Dam

Pycnostachys stuhlmannii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Below dam wall, Cleveland Dam

Pycnostachys stuhlmannii

Picture: Lynn Read
Kutsaga

Pycnostachys stuhlmannii

Picture: Mark Hyde
Kutsaga

Pycnostachys stuhlmannii

Picture: Mark Hyde
MacDonald's game park, Ruwa

Pycnostachys stuhlmannii

Picture: Mark Hyde
MacDonald's game park, Ruwa

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Erect aromatic perennial herb, up to c. 1.5 m. Leaves petiolate; lamina 6-12 × 0.3-1.5 cm, linear to narrowly lanceolate, more or less glabrous, densely gland-dotted; apex acute; margin irregularly serrate. Inflorescence a dense spike, 2-4 cm. Calyx sparingly pubescent, green with a purplish tinge; teeth 3-4 mm, spiny. Corolla c. 15 mm, gentian-blue, sometimes tinged greenish.
Type location:
Tanzania
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Derivation of specific name: stuhlmannii: named after Franz Stuhlmann (1863-1928)
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Flowering time:Mar - May
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,Mc,C
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Literature:

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.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 319 - 321. (Includes a picture).

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 106, plate 144

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 114.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Pycnostachys stuhlmannii.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149710, retrieved 12 December 2017

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