Clinopodium myrianthum (Baker) Ryding

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Clinopodium myrianthum

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SRGH

Clinopodium myrianthum

Picture: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Clinopodium myrianthum

Picture: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Clinopodium myrianthum

Picture: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Clinopodium myrianthum

Picture: Mark Hyde
SRGH

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Synonyms: Calamintha cacondensis G. Taylor
Calamintha masukuensis (Baker) S. Moore
Leucas masukuensis Baker
Leucas myriantha Baker
Nepeta huillensis Gürke
Nepeta usafuensis Gürke
Nepeta wellmanii C.H. Wright
Satureja cacondensis (G. Taylor) Brenan
Satureja masukuensis (Baker) Eyles
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect or ascending woody perennial herb, up to 2 m tall.Leaves broadly ovate or elliptic-rhombic 2-6 cm long, mostly with sessile glands on both surfaces; margin variable, obscurely to distinctly serrate or crenate; petiole less than 10 mm long. Infloresce with many up to 7-flowered verticils, upper ones crowded together, lower ones well spaced. Corolla 8-12 mm long, white, cream or pale yellowish-green.
Type location:
Malawi
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Habitat: In woodland, upland grassland and along forest margins.
Altitude range: 1100 - 2500 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, southeastern DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,Mc,C
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Content last updated: Thursday 28 July 2016
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 191. as Satureja masukuensis and Satureja myriantha (Includes a picture).

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 57. As Satureja masukuensis

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Page 99.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 71. As Satureja masukuensis

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 93.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Clinopodium myrianthum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149490, retrieved 24 January 2020

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