Pavetta barbertonensis Bremek.
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Shrub
Restricted distribution within southern Africa
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: widespread
Local abundance: occasional
Red Data Book Information:
Status: LR lc
Distribution: Siteki, Kings Forest, Lebombo Mnts., Palata, Mlawula
Was on the previous Swaziland RDL as Rare.
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Pavetta barbertonensis - Spreading or straggling shrub, hairless or almost so. Leaves lance-shaped or narrowly oval, tapering to both ends, with or without short stalk, c 4 cm long x 1,5 cm wide; stipules long-pointed. Inflorescences mostly terminal, densely many-flowered, hemi-spherical. Flower-stalk c 3 mm long. Calyx tube c 2 mm long, lobes very slender, c 5 mm long; corolla white, tube slender, cylindrical, c 1 cm long, lobes spreading, oblong, pointed, c 7 mm long.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.