Barleria matopensis S.Moore

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Barleria matopensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
By road from Sinamatella to Robins Camp turn-off, near Mandavu Dam, Hwange NP

Barleria matopensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
By road from Sinamatella to Robins Camp turn-off, near Mandavu Dam, Hwange NP

Barleria matopensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
By road from Sinamatella to Robins Camp turn-off, near Mandavu Dam, Hwange NP

Barleria matopensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
By road from Sinamatella to Robins Camp turn-off, near Mandavu Dam, Hwange NP

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Status: Native
Description:
Shrubby perennial up to c. 75 cm tall. Leaves opposite, more or less narrowly ovate, velvety; margin entire. Flowers axillary. Enlarged calyx lobes ovate, velvety; margin entire, without spines. Corolla pale mauve with a white centre. stamens and style exserted from the corolla.
Type location:
Zimbabwe
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: matopensis: of the Matobo (Matopos) Hills, South of Bulawayo
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): S
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 5.

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 102 - 103.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Botswana Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 19.

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 13.

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 13. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 17.

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Flora of Botswana: Barleria matopensis
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Flora of Mozambique: Barleria matopensis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Barleria matopensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Barleria matopensis
African Plant Database: Barleria matopensis
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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Barleria matopensis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Barleria matopensis
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Barleria matopensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Barleria matopensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Barleria matopensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Barleria matopensis
Plants of the World Online: Barleria matopensis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Barleria matopensis
Tropicos: Barleria matopensis
Wikipedia: Barleria matopensis


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: Barleria matopensis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=153640, retrieved 22 September 2019

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