Swaziland's Flora Database:
Harveya huttonii Hiern
(name current 2016)
Southern African Endemic
South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, from the Amatola mountains in the Eastern Cape through the entire Drakensberg range of the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, the northeast Free State, Mpumalanga, and Limpopo
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Harveya coccinea - Stems erect, up to 75 cm high, usually unbranched, sometimes in large clumps. Stalked glandular hairs throughout. Vestigial leaves few, up to 1,5 cm long. Flower-stalks erect, up to 2 cm long. Flowers scented. Calyx c 1,5 cm long, lobes shorter than tube, rather blunt or slightly pointed; corolla pink, tube up to 4 cm long, cylindrical within calyx, broadening above to c 1,5 cm diam at throat; lobes up to 2 cm long, up to 3 cm across, toothed irregularly along edge. Plants from open high-altitude situations, are much smaller in every way than those in forest.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Randle C P (2006). Revision of Harveya (Orobanchaceae) of Southern Africa. Systematic Botany Monographs, Vol. 80, Revision of Harveya (Orobanchaceae) of Southern Africa (Oct. 30, 2006), pp. 1-74