Peter B. Phillipson - 1969 Decrease font Increase font Restore font
Current Determination
Achyrospermum purpureum Phillipson Family: Lamiaceae Determined By: I. C. Hedge et al., 1998
Collection Information
Collectors Peter B. Phillipson
Collector Team Peter B. Phillipson
Collection Number 1969
Collection Date 28 June 1987
Location Madagascar, Antsiranana, DIANA
Keywords Montagne d'Ambre PN , ASR , MAD
Coordinate 12°31'S 049°10'E (-12.5166600, 49.1666600)
Elevation 900 m
Herbaria K, P, PRE, TAN
Description Herb to 50 cm in slightly open placesin forest. Poorly branched. Inflores-cence always terminal occasionally alsoon short lateral branches in the uppernodes. Bracts white with faint greenvenation usually subtending threeflowers. Calyx wine-red, white in the tube inside. Corolla, filaments wine-red. Style shading from pale to deepwine-red at the apex, minutely bilobed stigma lobes white. Anthers brown.Leaves dark green, flossy above, pale and dull below, thin textured. Stemsoften with pseudo-dichotomy.(Sp. Nov.?)
Locality National Park of Ambohitra (Montagne d'Ambre). Along road in park.
Projects: Madagascar

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