Hyptis spicigera Lam.

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Hyptis spicigera

Picture: Helen Pickering
NW of Livingstone: road to Vistana farm (turn right (north) about 2 kms before the western park gate). Drive about 5 kms to top of a hill, quarry on right.

Hyptis spicigera

Picture: Helen Pickering
NW of Livingstone: road to Vistana farm (turn right (north) about 2 kms before the western park gate). Drive about 5 kms to top of a hill, quarry on right.

Hyptis spicigera

Picture: Helen Pickering
NW of Livingstone: road to Vistana farm (turn right (north) about 2 kms before the western park gate). Drive about 5 kms to top of a hill, quarry on right.

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Origin of type uncertain – West Indies or Sierra Leone
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Derivation of specific name: spicigera: spike-bearing
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,E,C,W
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Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 156 - 157. (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 55.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Page 105.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 78.

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Flora of Botswana: Hyptis spicigera
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Hyptis spicigera

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hyptis spicigera
African Plant Database: Hyptis spicigera
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hyptis spicigera
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hyptis spicigera
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hyptis spicigera
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hyptis spicigera
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Hyptis spicigera
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hyptis spicigera
JSTOR Plant Science: Hyptis spicigera
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hyptis spicigera
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hyptis spicigera
Plants of the World Online: Hyptis spicigera
The Plant List (version 1.1): Hyptis spicigera
Tropicos: Hyptis spicigera
Wikipedia: Hyptis spicigera


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: Hyptis spicigera.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149560, retrieved 15 August 2020

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