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xRuttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'

× Ruttyruspolia `Phyllis van Heerden' shrub Photo © Stafford Smithies
Common names: ruttyruspolia (Eng.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... is a hybrid between two species placed in separate genera in Acanthaceae: Ruttya ovata Harv. and Ruspolia hypocrateriformis (Vahl) ...

11 / 06 / 2012 | S Smithies | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Thunbergia natalensis

Thunbergia natalensis
Common names: dwarf thunbergia, Natal blue thunbergia, Natal blue-bell (English); dwergthunbergia (Afrikaans); unohlonishwayo (Zulu)
Family: Acanthaceae

08 / 01 / 2001 | Alice Aubrey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Thunbergia alata

Thunbergia alata
Common names: black-eyed susan (Eng.); swartoognooi (Afr.) ; isiPhondo (Zulu)
Family: Acanthaceae

15 / 01 / 2007 | S Smithies | Pretoria NBG
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Sclerochiton harveyanus

Sclerochiton harveyanus foliage and flowers
Common names: blue lips (Eng.); blou-lippe (Afr.); mazabuka (Swati); isiThibothi (Xhosa)
Family: Acanthaceae

... Today a total of 19 species is recognized. Like other Acanthaceae genera, Sclerochiton can be identified by opposite leaves and ...

30 / 08 / 2010 | Sarah Curtis | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Salpinctium natalense

Salpinctium natalense (Geoff Nichols)
Common names: none
Family: Acanthaceae

... of Acacia scrub. Like most species in the Acanthaceae, Salpinctium natalense is pollinated by insects. Its narrow, ... from cuttings and seeds. Like all other species from the Acanthaceae family, the seeds are dehiscent and burst open as they dry. To ...

18 / 01 / 2016 | Sisanda Alakhe Velembo-Mhlauli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Petalidium coccineum

Petalidium coccineum in conseravtory at Kirstenbosch
Common names: Kaoko petalidium (Eng.); rooi-tongklapper, Kaoko rooibekkiebos (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... from small, scrambling herbs to large, robust shrubs. Acanthaceae is a large horticulturally important family, consisting of about ... Other noteworthy horticulturally important genera of the Acanthaceae in South Africa include Anisotes, Barleria, Blepharis, ...

05 / 01 / 2004 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Petalidium bracteatum

Petalidium bracteatum in conservatory at Kirstenbosch
Common names: Ruacana petalidium (Eng.); Ruacana rooibekkiebos (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... savanna regions. They belong to the large acanthus family (Acanthaceae), many species of which occur in South Africa. The Ruacana ...

08 / 03 / 2004 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Metarungia longistrobus

In flower
Common names: sunbird bush (Eng.); sonbekkiebos (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

25 / 02 / 2013 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Metarungia galpinii

Flower spike and leaves © Tony Dold
Common names: southern orange-lips
Family: Acanthaceae

17 / 03 / 2014 | Vathiswa Zikishe | CREW
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Mackaya bella

Mackaya bella
Common names: forest bell bush, river bell
Family: Acanthaceae

01 / 10 / 2001 | Thompson T Mutshinyalo | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Justicia petiolaris

Justicia petiolaris subsp.bowiei
Common names: blue justicia, kissing-leaves (Eng.); kiesieblaar (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... the species name petiolaris means stalked. The Acanthaceae is abundant in the tropics and subtropics. It comprises about 250 ... is widespread and poorly known. The plants of this family Acanthaceae vary greatly, some species are climbers, some marsh plants, and ...

15 / 12 / 2003 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Justicia odora

Justicia odora
Common names: bushveld justicia(Eng.) bosveldjusticia (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... name odora means fragrant. It belongs to the family Acanthaceae. In the genus you get perennials, suffrutices (most of the plant ...

22 / 12 / 2008 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Justicia flava

Justicea flava flowers
Common names: yellow justicea (Eng.); geelgarnaalbos (Afr.); impela (Zulu)
Family: Acanthaceae

... name, flava, means yellow. It belongs to the family Acanthaceae, of about 246 genera which includes herbs, shrubs and climbers. ...

06 / 10 / 2008 | Willem Froneman | Lowveld NBG
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Justicia campylostemon

Flowers
Common names: honey justicia (Eng.); isipheka (Zulu)
Family: Acanthaceae

... or curved, and stemon, meaning stamens. The family Acanthaceae comprises about 250 genera and 2500 species, of which 44 genera and ...

26 / 05 / 2008 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Hypoestes aristata

Hypoestes aristata inflorescences
Common names: ribbon bush (Eng.); seeroogblommetjie (Afr.); uhladlwana olukhulu, uhlonyane, uhlalwane (Zulu)
Family: Acanthaceae

29 / 03 / 2010 | Patrick Mtsweni | Lowveld NBG
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Dyschoriste thunbergiiflora

Dyschoriste thunbergiflora
Common names: purple bells (Eng.); persklokkies (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... after which they can be potted up and grown on. The Acanthaceae (pronunciation: ah-kanth-AY-see-ee) is a family of herbs, shrubs ... consisting of 350 species, occur in southern Africa. Acanthaceae genera can be identified by opposite leaves, inflorescences that ...

04 / 04 / 2016 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Dyschoriste setigera

In flower
Common names: Fairy Stars
Family: Acanthaceae

31 / 03 / 2014 | Zoleka Maphanga | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Duvernoia adhatodoides

Duvernoia adhatodoides
Common names: pistol bush (Eng.); pistoolbos (Afr.); ihlwalane, isepheka, ihlwehlwe (Xhosa); uthabe, lothabe (Zulu)
Family: Acanthaceae

... means ‘resembling Adhatoda ’ another genus in the Acanthaceae, containing many species of perennial herbs found in the Old World ... flowers in autumn. Duvernoia belongs in the Acanthaceae, a large family of over 2 000 species of mainly herbs, shrubs and ...

02 / 03 / 2015 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Duvernoia aconitiflora

Duvernoia aconitiflora
Common names: yellow pistolbush, lemon pistolbush (Eng.); geelpistoolbos, lemoenpistoolbos (Afr.)
Family: Acanthaceae

15 / 01 / 2018 | Nomama Mei | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Dicliptera cernua

Dicliptera cernua foliage, slightly hairy.
Common names: false buck-weed (Eng.)
Family: Acanthaceae

... 170 species in the genera and is very diverse. Some of the Acanthaceae genera are closely associated and in particular Dyschoriste , ...

15 / 02 / 2016 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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