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

        This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is SE. Malawi to Mozambique.

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

    Indumentum
    Stellate hairs on stems with an intermediate arm 0.7–1.5 mm long; fertile stems with few to dense glandular hairs.
    Leaves
    Leaves –immature at flowering, elliptic or suborbicular, 1.8–3.2 × 1.3–1.8 cm, to 5.5 × 3 cm on sterile branches, length to width ratio 1–2 : 1, base obtuse.
    Inflorescences
    Cymes axillary but clustered towards stem apex and can form a short thyrse.
    Bracteoles
    Bracteoles linear or oblanceolate, 8.5–14 × 0.5–1.5 mm.
    Corolla
    Corolla tube 20–27 mm long; stamens attached in proximal half of tube, filaments 18–28 mm long, anthers 3.2–4.2 mm long.
    Distribution
    Not known elsewhere.
    Ecology
    Bushland and open woodland on dry rocky hillslopes; 500–600 m.
    Conservation
    Conservation notes: Endemic to a small area around the south end of Lake Malawi. The Mozambique specimen has marginally extended the known range of this subspecies (it was recorded as frequent there) although it is still very restricted; assessed as Endangered under IUCN criterion B in Darbyshire (2010).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malawi, Mozambique

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Iwarsson, M. [748], Malawi K000794935 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).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Flora Zambesiaca 8(6): 1-314. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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