Leucas songeana Sebald

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Leucas songeana

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Common names:
Annual herb. Leaves narrow. Flowers small, white, borne in distant clusters.
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: songeana: of Songea, a town and district in southern Tanzania, just east of Lake Nyassa (Malawi) and north of the border with Mozambique.
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk
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Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 56.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Page 65.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Leucas songeana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149360, retrieved 27 February 2024

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