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Aptosimum lineare Marloth & Engl.


Aptosimum lineare

Flowers



Family: Scrophulariaceae
Full name: Aptosimum lineare Marloth & Engl.
Location: Kyffhäuser (2416AD + 2416CB)
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Veldviooltjie, Martha se viooltjie
English common name(s): Linear-leaved aptosimum, Carpet flower, Veld violet
Synonym(s): Aptosimum lineare Marloth & Engl. var. lineare
=Aptosimum nelsii F. E. Weber (1903)
=Aptosimum lineare var. randii (S. Moore) F. E. Weber
=Aptosimum randii S. Moore (1899)
=Aptosimum lineare var. acaule F. E. Weber
=Aptosimum lineare var. ciliatum Schinz ex F. Weber
=Aptosimum lineare var. angolense F. E. Weber
Status: Native
Description: Low growing perennial herb or subshrub, often forming compact, prostrate cushions, sometimes erect and tufted. Leaves linear-oblong to narrowly oblanceolate with glandular hairs, particularly on the upper surface. Flowers deep blue to violet, darker near the centre. (from Flora of Zimbabwe website)
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iNaturalist (Namibia / Alex Dreyer)
iNaturalist (Namibia)
iNaturalist (southern Africa)
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Photographer: LL Dreyer
Date of photograph: 28 Jun 2006
Camera make: SONY
Camera model: DSC-P100
Lens aperture: f/5.6
Shutter speed: 1/100 s
ISO speed: 100
Content last updated: 01 Jun 2020


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