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Aeollanthus rehmannii

   (Family: Lamiaceae)
   
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 0.2 - 0.5m
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred rainfall: Summer
Preferred altitude: 300 - 2045m
Preferred position:
Full Sun
 
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Flower colours
 
White
 
Purple
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  Flower info
  Inflorescence branched (panicle). Bracts lanceolate. Flowers 2-lipped, white with mauve markings on upper lip. Lower lip boat-shaped.
 
 
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  Leaf scent
  Aromatic
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
  Leaves somewhat fleshy; clustered at base, ovate, wavy-crenulate.
 
 
Fruit type EDIT
 
  Seed size Length: 1mm   Width: 1mm
  Seed info EDIT
  Nutlets, black, ovoid 1mm
 
 
Description EDIT
Perennial upright herb, thinly downy throughout, growing to between 20cm and 50cm high.
Flowers are 2-lipped, white with mauve markings.
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Distribution EDIT
Not endemic to South Africa, but can be found in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.
Can also be found in Botswana, Namibia and Swaziland.
Rocky area of smooth rock faces and large boulders.
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