Isoglossa eylesii (S. Moore) Brummitt

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Isoglossa eylesii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Gt Dyke

Isoglossa eylesii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Gt Dyke

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Synonyms: Adhatoda eylesii S. Moore
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect herb to 1.5 m, forming dense colonies of close stems. Inflorescence a densely hairy erect spike. Flowers with a hooded upper lip, white with purplish markings.
Type location:
Zimbabwe
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: eylesii: named after Frederick Eyles (1864 - 1937)
Habitat:
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Jan - May
Worldwide distribution: From the southern DRC and Zambia south to C Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N,Mc,C,S
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Literature:

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 160 - 162. (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 14.

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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: Isoglossa eylesii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154360, retrieved 9 April 2020

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