Streptocarpus micranthus C.B.Clarke
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Herb
Swaziland distribution: highveld only
Red Data Book Information:
Status: LR lc
Threats: Grazing, mining
Distribution: Kings Forest, Devils Bridge
Restricted distribution. The species occurs in a protected area in Swaziland. However, it does not appear in PRECIS.
Restricted distribution, eastern Transvaal from Mariepskop to Havelock in Swaziland
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Streptocarpus micranthus - Leaf single, upper surface shiny, very thinly hairy, lower surface purple, up to 20 cm long x 15 cm wide. Inflorescence axes very slender, much-branched. Calyx c 3 mm long, lobes narrow, pointed; corolla white, funnel-shaped, slightly oblique, up to 6 mm long, lobes short, c 6 mm across. Fruit c 1,5 cm long x 2 mm diam.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.