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Jamesbrittenia integerrima (Benth.) Hilliard


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Jamesbrittenia integerrima

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Flower and leaves
13 Dec 2017



Family: Scrophulariaceae
Full name: Jamesbrittenia integerrima (Benth.) Hilliard
ID status: ID not 100% certain
Afrikaans common name(s): -
English common name(s): -
Synonym(s): Lyperia integerrima Benth.
Lyperia squarrosa Pilg.
Manulea linifolia Thunb. var. integerrima (Benth.) Kuntze
Sutera argentea (L.f.) Hiern - p.p.
Sutera asbestina Hiern
Sutera ausana Dinter ex Range
Sutera batlapina Hiern
Sutera integerrima (Benth.) Hiern - p.p.
Sutera pallida auct. - non (Pilg.) Overkott ex Roessler p.p.: Merxm. & Roessler (1967)-- misapplied name (inv)
Sutera squarrosa (Pilg.) Hiern ex Range
Status: Native
Description: White flower with a yellow/orange throat. (from HILLIARD. O.M. 1994. The Manuleae, a tribe of Scrophulariaceae)

SUTERA asbestina Hiern: An undershrub, woody and intricately branched below, subherbaceous and divaricately branched near the top, nearly glabrous, minutely glandular-papillose above, somewhat viscid and shining, apparently perennial, spreading or suberect, 0.5–1 ft. high; branches opposite or alternate, rather slender, wiry, rigid, divaricate, procumbent or ascending, older ones pallid; branchlets green, leafy; leaves obovate or oblanceolate, rounded or apiculate, wedge-shaped at the shortly petiolate base, opposite or the upper alternate, occasionally quasi-fasciculate, firm, glistening with small sessile glands, entire or sparingly toothed, 0.2– 0.4 in. long, 0.1– 0.1875 in. broad; petioles up to about 0.125 in. long; flowers axillary and racemose, rather few, about 0.6 in. long when expanded, white; racemes lax, terminal, at first corymbose, afterwards elongated and oblong, corymbosely arranged; pedicels 0.25– 0.5 in. long, rigid, 1-flowered; bracts spathulate or sublinear, smaller than the leaves; calyx 0.1 in. long in flower, about 0.125 in. long in fruit, glandular, deeply 5-lobed; segments linear, obtuse; corolla-tube subcylindrical, slender, dilated, and curved near the top, minutely glandular-papillose outside; limb spreading, about 0.5 in. in diam.; lobes broadly ovate, 0.167– 0.4 in. long; stamens and style included; capsule ovoid-oblong, somewhat glandular scaly, 0.167– 0.25 in. long. (from JSTOR Global Plants website / Flora Capensis)

SUTERA batlapina Hiern: An undershrub, woody and intricate below, subherbaceous and divaricately branched above, subglabrous, minutely glandular-pulverulent above, slightly viscid and shining, perennial, much branched, decumbent or ascending, 8–10 in. high or more; branches opposite or alternate, sometimes quasi-fasciculate, rigid, patent or erect-patent, slender, wiry, moderately leafy; leaves opposite or alternate, often quasi-fasciculate, oblanceolate, obtuse, wedge-shaped to the subsessile base, incisely few-toothed or entire, rather thick, glistening with small sessile glands, 0.167– 0.333 in. long, 0.042– 0.083 in. broad; flowers axillary and racemose, blue, about 0.333 in. long, rather numerous, together forming leafy terminal lax oblong racemes; pedicels rather rigid, divaricate, 0.167– 0.333 in. long, glandular-papillose; bracts entire, smaller than the leaves; calyx glandular-pulverulent, deeply 5-lobed, about 0.083 in. long; segments sublinear or oblong, obtuse; corolla-tube cylindrical and straight except the slightly dilated and funnel-shaped subgibbous upper part, nearly 0.333 in. long, viscid and minutely sessile-glandular outside; limb spreading, about 0.4 in. in diam.; lobes obovate-oblong, 0.167– 0.2 in. long, rounded, entire; stamens and style included; capsule ovoid-oblong, shining, sprinkled with small sessile glands, 0.167 in. long. (from JSTOR Global Plants website / Flora Capensis)

SUTERA integerrima Hiern: An undershrub, woody below, subherbaceous at the top, nearly glabrous, minutely glandular-puberulous, somewhat viscid and shining, much branched, perennial, 1–1.5 ft. high; branches opposite and decussate or the upper alternate, slender, wiry, rather rigid, subvirgate or flexuous, suberect or ascending; internodes mostly exceeding the leaves; leaves opposite or alternate, sometimes quasi-fasciculate, narrowly oblanceolate or sublinear, obtuse, wedge-shaped at the base, quite entire or occasionally sparingly-toothed, firm, minutely glistening with small sessile or hair-like glands, 0.3– 0.6 in. long, 0.05– 0.167 in. broad; petioles up to about 0.2 in. long; flowers racemose, rather numerous, about 0.5 in. long when expanded, orange-coloured; racemes lax, terminal, somewhat flexuous, oblong, corymbosely arranged; pedicels 1-flowered, rigid, 0.25–1 in. long; bracts solitary, basal, sublinear, smaller than the leaves; calyx 0.167 in. long in flower, 0.167– 0.2 in. long in fruit, glandular-puberulous, deeply 5-lobed; segments linear, obtuse; corolla-tube about 0.417 in. long, glandular-puberulous outside, subcylindrical, rather slender, somewhat dilated curved and ventricose near the top; limb spreading, about 0.333 in. in diameter; lobes oval-rotund, rounded, entire, about 0.125 in. long; stamens and style included; capsule oblong, glandular-squamulose, about 0.1875 in. long. (from JSTOR Global Plants website / Flora Capensis)
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
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