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Species Information

Buchnera simplex (Thunb.) Druce
(name current July 2011)
(needs confirmation July 2011)
(Buchnera glabrata)

Growth form: Herb

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Buchnera reducta - Smaller than B. dura, up to 30 cm high. Basal leaves up to 4 cm long X 2 cm wide, slightly toothed; stem leaves much smaller and narrower. Inflorescence narrow, unbranched, flowers spaced. Calyx c 4 mm long, lobes pointed; corolla mauve, c 7 mm long X 3 mm across.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.

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