Aneilema dregeanum Kunth
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Herb
Also occurs outside southern Africa
Red Data Book Information:
Status: LR lc
Distribution: Ingwavuma Poort, Mtindekwa, Mlawula Three localities identifed in Swaziland from collections by Compton and Braun. Also known from South Africa, and reported also to occur in Zimbabwe.
Also known from South Africa, and reported also to occur in Zimbabwe.
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Aneilema dregeana - Weak-stemmed, soft, straggling, thinly hairy or almost hairless. Leaves seldom more than 7 cm long x 2,5 cm wide, tapering to narrow tip. Inflorescence rather dense at first becoming loose. Petals blue or pink. Fruits small, seeds few.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.