Plants photographed elsewhere in Namibia (not on Kyffhäuser)
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Stachys dinteri Launert

Stachys dinteri


Family: Lamiaceae
Full name: Stachys dinteri Launert
Location: Naukluft (2416AC)
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): -
English common name(s): -
Synonym(s): -
Status: Endemic
Description: Shrublet 0.2-0.4 m tall, freely branching from a stout woody taproot; stems densely white stellate-floccose. Leaves sessile; blade fairly thick-textured, rugose, obovate to elliptic-obovate, 15-30 x 7-10 mm, upper surface greenish and thinly stellate-pilose, denser and greyish beneath, apex obtuse to rounded, base cuneate, margin somewhat coarsely crenate. Inflorescence of pedunculate, 2-5-flowered cymes in the axils of the upper leaves or sometimes starting low down. Calyx fairly densely stellate-pilose, 7-9 mm long. Corolla reddish purple; tube 5 mm long; upper lip concave, 3-4 mm long; lower lip horizontal, 5-6 mm long. (from JSTOR Global Plants website / Flora of Southern Africa)
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: 02 Apr 2015
Camera make: PENTAX
Camera model: PENTAX K-x
Lens aperture: f/5.6
Shutter speed: 1/200 s
ISO speed: 100
Content last updated: 18 Apr 2024

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