Tinnea zambesiaca Baker

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Tinnea zambesiaca

Picture: Bart Wursten
Road between Zebra Ranger Camp and Bela Vista old hotel site, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Tinnea zambesiaca

Picture: Bart Wursten
Road between Zebra Ranger Camp and Bela Vista old hotel site, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Tinnea zambesiaca

Picture: Bart Wursten
Road between Zebra Ranger Camp and Bela Vista old hotel site, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Tinnea zambesiaca

Picture: Bart Wursten
Road between Zebra Ranger Camp and Bela Vista old hotel site, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Tinnea zambesiaca

Picture: Bart Wursten
Road between Zebra Ranger Camp and Bela Vista old hotel site, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Tinnea zambesiaca

Picture: Bart Wursten
Road between Zebra Ranger Camp and Bela Vista old hotel site, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

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Status: Native
Description:
Shrubby herb up to 2 m high; stems sparsely hairy or pubescent with whitish or purplish hairs and scattered sessile glands. Leaves mostly lanceolate to ovate, rarely elliptic, 2-6 cm long, rough-hairy above, greyish hairy or almost hairless beneath; petiole 2-10 mm long. Inflorescence more or less distinct, up to 30 cm long, sometimes longer; verticils up to 40 mm apart, usually secund with up to 7 flowers in the axils of the lower bracts; bracts greenish purple, up to c. 2 cm long, much smaller than the leaves. Flowering calyx brown to dark purple, more or less densely covered with white to violet hairs; fruiting calyx brown to purple, up to 2 cm long, swollen, spitting into 2 parts. Corolla 25-25 mm long, deep reddish-brown to dark blackish-purple.
Type location:
Malawi
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: zambesiaca: of the Zambezi region
Habitat: Miombo and mixed woodland, wooded grassland, along stream sides and on rocky outcrops.
Altitude range: Up to 1500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N,E,Lk,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Content last updated: Sunday 27 December 2015
Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 838. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 35.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 272.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 16 - 17.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tinnea zambesiaca
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tinnea zambesiaca
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tinnea zambesiaca
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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: Species information: Tinnea zambesiaca.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149180, retrieved 25 May 2019

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