Justicia nuttii C.B. Clarke

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Justicia nuttii

Kalungwishi Headwaters at Lipangala confluence
Jan 2000
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Justicia schliebenii Mildbr.
Common names:
Frequency: Widespread
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb with 1 to several erect to decumbent stems from a creeping, sometimes branched rhizome. Flowers in axillary secund (only 1 bract at each node supporting a flower) spiciform cymes. Spikes 2(3)-flowered.
Type location:
Tanzania
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: nuttii: In honour of W.H. Nutt, who collected in the Lake Tanganyika area in the 1890s
Habitat: Montane grassland, bushland or woodland
Altitude range: 1200 - 2200 m
Flowering time:Dec - Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,Mc
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Wednesday 17 May 2017
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 51.

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 192 - 193.

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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: Justicia nuttii.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=222890, retrieved 17 August 2017

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