1. Family: Acanthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Barleria L.
      1. Species: Barleria fulvostellata C.B.Clarke
        1. Barleria fulvostellata subsp. axillaris I.Darbysh.

        This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is E. Zambia to W. Malawi.

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    Flora Zambesiaca Acanthaceae (part 2) by Iain Darbyshire, Kaj Vollesen and Ensermu Kelbessa

    Indumentum
    Stellate hairs on stems with a long arm 0.8–2.2 mm long; fertile stems lacking glandular hairs.
    Leaves
    Mature leaves ovate-elliptic, 3.3–5.8 × 1.5–3.3 cm, length to width ratio 1.3–2.3 : 1, base cuneate to obtuse or rounded.
    Inflorescences
    Cymes axillary, few per branch, sometimes restricted to uppermost axils but not forming a thyrse.
    Bracteoles
    Bracteoles narrowly elliptic or oblanceolate, 12–23 × 1.5–5.5 mm, held erect and often extending beyond calyx.
    Corolla
    Corolla tube 14–17 mm long; stamens attached in distal half of tube, filaments 12.5–15 mm long, anthers 3.5–4.2 mm long.
    Distribution
    Not known elsewhere.
    Ecology
    Miombo woodland often on hillslopes, sometimes in degraded woodland and roadsides; 600–1250 m.
    Conservation
    Conservation notes: Endemic to central Zambia and Malawi but locally common in E Zambia; assessed as Least Concern in Darbyshire (2010).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malawi, Zambia

    Barleria fulvostellata subsp. axillaris I.Darbysh. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Bidgood, S. [2162], Malawi K000794934 holotype

    First published in Kew Bull. 64: 677 (2009 publ. 2010)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Flora Zambesiaca 8(6): 1-314. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Kew Bull. 64: 677 (2010).

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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