Plants photographed on Kyffhäuser
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Lantana dinteri Moldenke

Lantana dinteri


Family: Verbenaceae
Full name: Lantana dinteri Moldenke
Location: Kyffhäuser (2416AD + 2416CB)
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): -
English common name(s): -
Synonym(s): Lantana dinteri Moldenke var. punctata auct. - Moldenke (1971), non Moldenke (1965)-- misapplied name
Lantana namaensis Loes. ex Range
Status: Near-endemic
Description: Glandular, somewhat hairy subshrub to small shrub. Leaves opposite or whorled in threes, row ovate-lanceolate, tapering to a point, bright green, seldom larger than 30 x 7 mm; veins distinct; margin serrate. Inflorescence a short ( < 10 mm long), few-flowered, axillary head; stalk up to 25 mm long. Flowers small, white, short-tubular; corolla lobes rounded, clasped at base by bracts far larger than sepals. Fruit a small, dark, fleshy berry. (from Toxic Plants of Veterinary Importance in Namibia, by Coleen Mannheimer et al)

Flowers white. Head sparsely flowered, under 10 mm long, 6-15 (-25) mm long stalked. Twigs somewhat rough due to very short hairs and glandular when young, often glabrous and covered with light brown to gray bark. Leaves narrowly ovate-lanceolate, narrowing into a 2-6 mm long stalk, on both sides ± light green, usually only up to about 3 cm long and 7 mm wide, rarely larger (about 4:2 cm), finely serrate, dense short-haired and also glandular. (from Prodromus einer Flora von Südwestafrika, Merxmueller, 1972)
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: AA Dreyer
Date of photograph: 20 Dec 2008
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: PowerShot A700
Lens aperture: f/4.0
Shutter speed: 1/125 s
ISO speed: -
Content last updated: 18 Apr 2024

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