Barleria descampsii Lindau

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Barleria descampsii

Haut-Katanga, Kinsevere Mine
Mar 2016
Photo: Warren McCleland

Barleria descampsii

Haut-Katanga, Kinsevere Mine
Mar 2016
Photo: Warren McCleland

Barleria descampsii

Haut-Katanga, Kinsevere Mine
Mar 2016
Photo: Warren McCleland

Barleria descampsii

Haut-Katanga, Kinsevere Mine
Mar 2016
Photo: Warren McCleland

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Synonyms: Barleria argentea-calycina De Wild.
Barleria briartii De Wild.
Barleria paludosa S. Moore
Common names:
Frequency: Rather common across range
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial 60-100 cm tall; stems with dense ascending or appressed golden to silvery long-armed stellate hairs. Leaves ovate, elliptic or lanceolate. Inflorescence congested, elongate to subcapitate, rarely more lax, each cymule single-flowered, bracts foliaceous. Anterior calyx lobe oblong to obovate to elliptic, surface densely covered in ascending golden or silvery long-armed stellate hairs, venation obscured by indumentum. Corolla mauve or lilac with whitish tube, whole flower rarely white, shortly glandular-pubescent externally.
Type location:
DRC
Notes: Growth form(s): Suffrutex
Red data list status: “Rather common across range” Iain Darbyshire: Least Concern
Derivation of specific name: descampsii: in honour of Louis Auguste Deschamps (1765-1842)
Habitat: Miombo woodland, rocky hill slopes.
Altitude range: 1200 - 1850 m
Flowering time:Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Monday 8 May 2017
Literature:

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 91 - 92.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Barleria descampsii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Barleria descampsii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Barleria descampsii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Barleria descampsii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Barleria descampsii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Barleria descampsii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Barleria descampsii
iNaturalist: Barleria descampsii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Barleria descampsii
JSTOR Plant Science: Barleria descampsii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Barleria descampsii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Barleria descampsii
Plants of the World Online: Barleria descampsii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Barleria descampsii
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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: Barleria descampsii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=222300, retrieved 12 July 2020

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