7362.010 Haumaniastrum P.A. Duvign. & Plancke

ACROCEPHALUS Benth.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013) Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) 1-346

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs, arborescent herbs or suffrutices. Stems quadrangular or rounded-quadrangular, usually branching, hairy. Leaves opposite, ternate or quadrate, sometimes forming a rosette at base of annual stems, often coloured. Inflorescence in a dense or lax corymb or panicle. Calyx small bilabiate. Flowers arranged in (2)6(9)-flowered vertical; Bracts often coloured broadly obovate or rhomboid, obscuring pedicels and calyces; corolla short, bilabiate, tube straight dilating towards the throat. Fruit consisting of nutlets, brown or black, apex rounded or flattened, usually producing a small amount of mucilage when wet.

Worldwide: 35 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 16 taxa.

Haumaniastrum sericeum

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
caeruleum (Oliv.) P.A. Duvign. & PlanckeN,W,C,ENw,N,Mc,E,C,LkDescription, Image
coriaceum (Robyns & Lebrun) A.J.Paton subsp. coriaceum NLp
dissitifolium (Baker) A.J. PatonN,N/CLp,N,McDescription, Image
glabrifolium A.J.Paton [LR-nt]NN
katangense (S.Moore) P.A.Duvign. & PlanckeN,W,C,SNw,Cb,Lp,C,S,W
lantanoides (S.Moore) P.A.Duvign. & PlanckeN,WNw,Lp,N,Mc
linearifolium (De Wild.) P.A.Duvign. & PlanckeNLp
minor (Briq.) A.J.Paton B,N,WNw,N,W
prealtum (Briq.) P.A.Duvign. & Plancke var. homblei (De Wild.) A.J.Paton WNw
prealtum (Briq.) P.A.Duvign. & Plancke var. succisifolium (Baker) A.J.Paton NN
rupestre (R.E.Fr.) A.J. Paton N,W,CCb,Lp,N,Mc,C
sericeum (Briq.) A.J. PatonB,N,W,C,SNw,Cb,N,Mc,C,Lk,S,WDescription, Image
speciosum (E.A.Bruce) A.J.Paton NN
suberosum (Robyns & Lebrun) P.A.Duvign. & Plancke subsp. suberosum NLp
venosum (Baker) AgnewN,W,C,ECb,N,Mc,C
villosum (Benth.) A.J. PatonB,N,W,C,E,SNw,N,E,C,S,WDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Haumaniastrum
Flora of Mozambique: Haumaniastrum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Haumaniastrum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Haumaniastrum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Haumaniastrum

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Haumaniastrum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1239, retrieved 20 November 2019

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