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Species Information
 

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Streptocarpus daviesii N.E.Br. ex C.B.Clarke
(name current 2016)

Gesneriaceae

Growth form: Herb
Near Endemic
Swaziland abundance: rare
Swaziland distribution: one locality
Schedule A

Red Data Book Information:
Status: EN B1B2b Endemism: Near-endemic Threats: Urban expansion, habitat degradation Distribution: Mbabane hills Restricted global distribution. Known only from a single locality in Swaziland.

Regional distribution:
From Natal and Swaziland only.

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Streptocarpus daviesii - Leaves hanging, up to 10 cm long x 4 cm wide just above base, moderately hairy. Inflorescence slender, few-flowered, up to c 7 cm long. Calyx up to 8 mm long, lobes triangular; corolla violet, tube gradually widening, slightly curved, c 1,5 cm long, lobes spreading, broad and rounded, up to 2 cm long.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.


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References

Hilliard O.M., B.L. Burtt. (1971) Streptocarpus. An African Plant Study. University of Natal Press.