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Jamesbrittenia maxii (Hiern) Hilliard

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Jamesbrittenia maxii

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20 Sep 2013

Jamesbrittenia maxii

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20 Sep 2013

Jamesbrittenia maxii

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20 Sep 2013

Family: Scrophulariaceae
Full name: Jamesbrittenia maxii (Hiern) Hilliard
ID status: ID not 100% certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Stinkmuishondbos
English common name(s): -
Synonym(s): Sutera amplexicaulis auct. - non (Benth.) Hiern p.p.: Hemsley & Skan (1906)-- misapplied name (inv)
Sutera maxii Hiern
Status: Native
Description: An undershrub, densely or intricately branched below, 0.5–1 ft. high, perennial; stems woody, rather thick, pallid or ashy, glabrous, procumbent or suberect; branchlets numerous, erect or ascending, subterete, more or less densely clothed with soft pallid viscid pubescence, rigid, leafy, mostly opposite and decussate, sometimes subfasciculate, the upper sometimes alternate; internodes mostly about equalling or somewhat exceeding the leaves or the uppermost shorter; leaves ovate-oval, obtuse or rounded, nearly rounded or subcordate at the sessile or subsessile base, rather thickly membranous, viscid-pubescent or puberulous, entire or somewhat dentate, 0.333– 0.667 in. long, 0.2– 0.4 in. broad; flowers in the upper axils, 0.75–1 in. long, forming terminal erect leafy spicate racemes which elongate in fruit; peduncles about 0.125 in. long or less, pubescent; calyx viscid-pubescent, 5-partite; segments linear-oblong, slightly and gradually widened upwards, erect, ciliate, obtuse, somewhat unequal, about 0.333 in. long in flower, 0.333– 0.4 in. long in fruit; corolla-tube subcylindrical, rather slender, curved and somewhat dilated gibbously towards the apex, glabrous or nearly so; limb spreading; lobes subrotund, entire, about 0.2 in. in diam.; stamens and style included; capsules oblong, obsoletely glandular, 0.333– 0.5 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
iSpot:  224028 
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
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