Brunia callunoides (Oliv.) Class.-Bockh. & E.G.H.Oliv.
  • Taxon


This taxon is accepted by Bruniaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

Morphology

Thinly velvety, twiggy shrub to 1 m. Leaves minute, ovate, adpressed, imbricate, adpressed-hairy. Flowers minute, solitary in upper axils, white or pink.

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    Usually 30-80 cm high, with wiry stems. Branchlets very many, usually crowded, slender, densely tomentose. Leaves 1-2 mm long, appressed at the base, ovate, lanceolate-ovate or ovate-lanceolate, subacute or obtuse, apiculate, broad-based; dorsal surface occasionally rather acutely convex at first, scabridous, pilose or glabrous; ventral surface concave, glabrous or pilose at the base. Bracteoles 2 (occasionally another on the base of the calyx-tube), opposite, linear, ciliate, appressed to and scarcely as long as the minutely and sparsely hispid or pilose calyx-tube. Calyx-lobes 0-5 mm long, ovate-deltoid, ciliate, glabrous, or pilose on the dorsal surface. Petals 0.75-1.25 mm long, ovate, lanceolate-ovate or elliptic-obovate, subacute, cream-coloured, slightly concave on the ventral surface, with a pair of short keels converging and forming a transverse thickening near the base. Anthers 0.25 mm long, reaching to the upper half of the petals. Style reaching to the middle of the petals. Fruit minutely and sparsely hispid or pubescent.

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    Habitat

    Damp sandstone slopes.

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    Distribution

    Langeberg: Swellendam to Riversdale.

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    Rivers dale Div.

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      Bibliography

    • 1 Oliver, EGH; Classen-Bockhoff, R. 2012. Bruniaceae. 442 - 448. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
    • 2 Pillans, NS. 1947. A revision of Bruniaceae. J. S. African Bot. 13: 121 - 203.
    • 3 Taxon

     Information From

    Bruniaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
    • B All Rights Reserved
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).