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Peristrophe namibiensis K.Balkwill subsp. namibiensis


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Peristrophe namibiensis subsp namibiensis

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Flower and bracts
29 Apr 2008

Peristrophe namibiensis subsp namibiensis

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Flower
29 Apr 2008

Peristrophe namibiensis subsp namibiensis

Image 3
Bracts
21 Mar 2008

Peristrophe namibiensis subsp namibiensis

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Leaves
21 Mar 2008

Peristrophe namibiensis subsp namibiensis

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Leaves
21 Mar 2008

Peristrophe namibiensis subsp namibiensis

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Flower
27 Apr 2008



Family: Acanthaceae
Full name: Peristrophe namibiensis K.Balkwill subsp. namibiensis
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): -
English common name(s): -
Synonym(s): -
Status: Endemic
Description: Perennial. Suffrutex. Height 0.3-1 m.

Peristrope namibensis differs from P. grandibracteata by its green (not white) stems and from P. grandibracteata and P. hereroensis by its much smaller secondary bracts that are not leaflike and by its cordate tertiary bracts. Peristrope namibensis subsp. namibensis - leaf length : width ratio less than 1.75 : 1; tertiary bract length : breadth ratio less than 1.25 : 1; and pubescent capsules. (from A synopsis of Peristrophe (Acanthaceae) in southern Africa by K. Balkwill, Bothalia, 26,2 (1996))
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iSpot:  716719  688983  611909 
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Content last updated: 21 Mar 2018


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