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Species Information

Lobelia corniculata Thulin
(name current 2016)


Growth form: Herb
Restricted distribution within southern Africa
Found within protected areas

Red Data Book Information:
Status: LR lc Distribution: Lebombo, Siteki, Mlawula Was listed as Indeterminate/Uncertain in previous RDLs. Known from very few herbarium collections.

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Lobelia thermalis - Erect, up to 20 cm high, hairless. Leaves scattered, stalkless, narrow lance-shaped, tapering to both ends, with few prominent pointed teeth on margins, up to 2 cm long X 5 mm wide. Flowers solitary, axillary, stalk c 1 cm long. Calyx c 8 mm long, shortly hairy; corolla pale blue, slightly downy, c 1,3 cm long, lobes pointed.

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

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