Afrotysonia pilosicaulis R.R.Mill
  • Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh


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Morphology

Basal leaves elliptic-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, 9–12 cm. long, 3 cm. wide, eventually becoming 19 × 5 cm., attenuated into a petiole about equalling the lamina, ± densely adpressed hispid-setulose; cauline leaves sessile, elliptic or ovate-lanceolate, 12–13 cm. long, 4 cm. wide.

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    Herb at least 35 cm. tall, the stems densely leafy and densely shortly adpressed pilose with retrorse rather bristly hairs.

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    Corolla white, shortly campanulate; tube 5.5–6 mm. long, the bosses white, exserted, (0.6–)0.9–1.5 mm. long, 2–2.2(–2.5) mm. wide; lobes broadly ovate-oblong, 2.5–3.5 mm. long, ± spreading, emarginate.

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    Calyx-lobes 3–5 mm. long, acute, grey-pilose.

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    Pedicels 6–9 mm. long, densely adpressed pilose.

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    Inflorescences densely leafy; bracts leaf-like, the lower 8–11 cm. long, 2.5–4 cm. wide; secondary bracts linear-lanceolate.

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    Fig. 34, p. 118.

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    Nutlets not known.

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    Style (3–)4–6(–7) mm. long.

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    Filaments 2.5–3 mm. long, scarcely exserted.

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    Boraginaceae
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