Asystasia glandulosa Lindau

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Asystasia glandulosa

Picture: Bart Wursten
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Asystasia glandulosa

Picture: Bart Wursten
BR

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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb, one to several stems from a creeping woody rootstock; stems to 60 cm long, slightly to densely hairy. Leaves narrowly ovate to narrowly elliptic, up to 5.5–10 x 1.5–3 cm, sparsely to densely hairy, mostly on the veins, apex tapering to a point to rounded, base prolonged down the axis; petiole ill defined to 5 mm long. Flowers in a terminal raceme, opposite; corolla 1.2-2.2 cm long, white to pale mauve, pale pink or purple with purple markings in the throught or upper lip, sparsely set with capitate glands and hairs; calyx 0.5-0.8 cm long, with capitate glands, usually also with long soft hairs.
Type location:
Tanzania
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Habitat: Brachystegia and Julbernardia woodland, wooded grassland and bushland, usually on sandy soils but sometimes on rocky hills.
Altitude range: 750 - 1700 m
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Mc,Lk
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Insects associated with this species: Astictopterus stellata mineni (Larval food plant)
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Literature:

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 124 - 125.

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.

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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: Asystasia glandulosa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154020, retrieved 18 September 2019

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