Cyphia bolusii E.Phillips
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Herb
Restricted distribution within southern Africa
Swaziland distribution: highveld/middleveld
Red Data Book Information:
Status: LR lc
Distribution: Mbabane (3 pops), Dalrich, Mbabane, Emlembe, Malkerns
On serpentine soils.
Barberton mountain range?
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Cyphia bolusii - Erect, single-stemmed, up to 60 cm high, hairless or very finely downy. Leaves few, stalkless, narrow or sometimes broadly oval, blunt, margins faintly or distinctly toothed, up to 10 cm long x 4 cm wide, usually much smaller. Stem ends in weak elongated axis bearing flowers singly or in small clusters, widely spaced; flowers stalkless. Calyx c 4 mm long, downy; corolla white, pink or mauve, tube c 4 mm long, lobes c 3 mm long.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.