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Streptocarpus molweniensis

Streptocarpus molweniensis
Common names: Molweni streptocarpus
Family: Gesneriaceae

... Botanical Garden November 2020 Acknowledgements: images of Streptocarpus molweniensis in flower in habitat by Mr Paolo Candotti, from his observation on iNaturalist. Streptocarpus molweniensis is a unifoliate (one leaf) streptocarpus, with a dark green, glossy leaf, reaching up to ...

09 / 11 / 2020 | Mpho Mathalauga | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Streptocarpus floribundus

Streptocarpus floribundus
Common names: Kranskop streptocarpus, Kranskop Cape primrose
Family: Gesneriaceae

... (CREW) – Summer Rainfall Region September 2019 Streptocarpus floribundus is a perennial herb with leaves in ... pressed dense hairs. Fruits are robust 90−110 × 2.5 mm. Streptocarpus floribundus flowers in early summer, between November and December. Streptocarpus floribundus is similar to S. primulifolius and ...

23 / 09 / 2019 | Kaveesha Naicker | CREW
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Streptocarpus confusus

Streptocarpus confusus (Cherise Viljoen)
Common names: Cape primrose (Eng.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... SANBI-Kirstenbosch, for allowing the use of their images. Streptocarpus confusus is a monocarpic (flowers once, then ... above the root. The flowers, typical of all species of Streptocarpus , have a 5-lobed calyx (in S. confusus lobes ... Flowering time is in summer, between October and March. Streptocarpus confusus is known to prefer drier climates, as ...

12 / 03 / 2018 | Renira Boodhraj | CREW
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Streptocarpus meyeri

Streptocarpus meyeri
Common names: Cape primrose, wild gloxinia (Eng.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... (growing on trees) or lithophytic (growing on rocks). Streptocarpus flowers often have nectar guidelines that guide ... The very small seeds are dispersed by wind. Streptocarpus Streptocarpus meyeri is a plant that is seldom seen in ...

30 / 05 / 2016 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus parviflorus

Streptocarpus parviflorus closeup of flowers
Common names: Cape primrose, wild gloxinia (Engl.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... pod-like capsules, filled with masses of minute seeds. Streptocarpus parviflorus occurs naturally in forests, ... The very small seed is distributed by wind. Streptocarpus Streptocarpus parviflorus is a plant that is seldom seen in ...

08 / 06 / 2015 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus montigena

Flowers
Common names: Cape primrose, wild gloxinia
Family: Gesneriaceae

... once dried, releasing numerous lightweight tiny seeds.   Streptocarpus montigena occurs only in a limited area of the ... There are a wonderful variety of easy-to-grow Streptocarpus hybrids in all shapes and sizes with really ... being introduced to the huge and growing pot-plant market. Streptocarpus Streptocarpus montigena is a plant that is ...

24 / 03 / 2014 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus dunnii

Streptocarpus dunnii . Image M Lotter
Common names: red nodding bells Cape primrose (Eng.); olifantsoor (Afr.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden November 2013   Streptocarpus dunnii is unusual in that it is stemless and ... (growing on trees) or lithophytic (growing on rocks). Streptocarpus These plants will grow best in a pot indoors ... done in spring which is the start of the growing season. Streptocarpus dunni can only be grown from seed, as leaf ...

18 / 11 / 2013 | Sisanda Alakhe Velembo-Mhlauli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus aylae

Flower
Common names: Msikaba streptocarpus (Eng.); Msikaba tongviooltjie (Afr.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... pondoenis , Plectranthus ernstii , Rhipsalis baccifera and Streptocarpus modestus as well as the two ferns Pleopeltis ... distenta . The gorge is narrow and shady in parts. Streptocarpus aylae is one of several plant species confined ... short, broad, bell-shaped flower differs from most other Streptocarpus flowers which are tubular and pollinated by a ...

03 / 06 / 2013 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus cyaneus

Streptocarpus cyaneus
Common names: Cape primrose (Eng.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... Flowering time is in summer, from October till February. Streptocarpus cyaneus can be found in the northern and ... They also grow in forests and along streams. The seeds of Streptocarpus species are very small and light and are distributed by the wind. Streptocarpus Streptocarpus cyaneus requires bright, dappled ...

30 / 07 / 2012 | Rivash Maharaj | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Streptocarpus vandeleurii

Streptocarpus vandeleuri
Common names: olifantsoor (Afr.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... many of which are open simultaneously. Flowers of all Streptocarpus species have a tiny five-lobed calyx backing a ... has two lips, the upper is 2-lobed and the lower 3-lobed. Streptocarpus vandeleurii has a distinctive yellow blotch at ... moth-pollinated. The very small seed is wind-distributed. Streptocarpus Streptocarpus vandeleurii is not as easy to ...

12 / 03 / 2012 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus gardenii

Streptocarpus gardenii growing in habitat
Common names: Cape primrose
Family: Gesneriaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden March2011   Streptocarpus gardenii is a herbaceous perennial that grows ... the bottom of the midrib of each leaf and flowers of all Streptocarpus have a tiny five-lobed calyx backing a tubular ... corolla that flares out into a five-lobed mouth. This Streptocarpus flower is usually solitary, sometimes paired, ...

14 / 03 / 2011 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus baudertii

Streptocarpus baudertii
Common names: Cape primrose, wild gloxinia
Family: Gesneriaceae

... Viljoen Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden March 2011 Streptocarpus baudertii is a small herbaceous perennial ... rosette formation flat against the ground. Flowers of all Streptocarpus have a tiny five-lobed calyx backing a tubular ... self-pollinated. The very small seed is wind distributed. Streptocarpus Streptocarpus baudertii is a plant that is ...

07 / 03 / 2011 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus saxorum

Common names: false African violet; Cape primrose
Family: Gesneriaceae

... and the foliage is quite different to the more common Streptocarpus. Its slender, hairy stems spread along the ... leaf in their lives. An unusual feature of the unifoliate Streptocarpus is that one cotyledon dominates and enlarges ... some basal leaves, then dies after flowering (monocarpic). Streptocarpus Streptocarpus saxorum is easy to grow and quite ...

20 / 12 / 2010 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus fanniniae

Streptocarpus fanniniae © D.Styles
Common names: Cape primrose (Eng.)
Family: Gesneriaceae

... Kwazulu Natal National Botanical Gardens November 2010   Streptocarpus fanniniae is a perennial creeping herb that has ... usually 0.8-1 mm long, and covered with net-like veins. Streptocarpus fanniniae is a quick-growing plant. It has the ... wild. Estimates would be in the region of 3 to 5 years. Streptocarpus is the only genus within the Gesneriaceae ...

20 / 12 / 2010 | Rivash Maharaj | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Streptocarpus modestus

Streptocarpus modestus flowers
Common names: Pondo cliff streptocarpus, Cape primrose
Family: Gesneriaceae

... Viljoen Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden April 2009 Streptocarpus modestus is a perennial shade-loving plant, ... releasing a large amount of very small, light seeds. This Streptocarpus occurs only in a limited area of Pondoland in ... self-pollinated. The very small seed is wind-distributed. Streptocarpus It does best as a pot plant rather than planted ...

06 / 04 / 2009 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus rexii

Streptocarpus rexii
Common names: wild gloxinia, twin sisters
Family: Gesneriaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden December 2008 Streptocarpus rexii is a medium-sized, stemless herb up to ... open along two slits that release a mass of small seeds. Streptocarpus rexii has a wide distribution range but grows only up to an altitude of 900 m. It is the only Streptocarpus species found further south, nearer to Cape ...

08 / 12 / 2008 | Etienne Arendse | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus cooksonii

Streptocarpus cooksonii
Family: Gesneriaceae

... Botanical Garden November 2008 An unusual feature of all Streptocarpus species is that each leaf is actually an ... individual plant with its own roots and flowering stems. Streptocarpus cooksonii is one of the single large-leaved ... light seeds. Flowering time: the height of summer.   Streptocarpus cooksonii is confined to central KwaZulu-Natal ...

17 / 11 / 2008 | B Tarr | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Streptocarpus primulifolius

Streptocarpus primulifolius
Common names: Cape primrose
Family: Gesneriaceae

... NBG Cherise Viljoen Kirstenbosch NBG March 2008 Streptocarpus primulifolius is a pretty shade-loving plant, ... when dry, releasing lots of very small, light seeds. Streptocarpus primulifolius occurs along the coast from the ... self-pollinated. The very small seed is wind distributed. Streptocarpus Streptocarpus primulifolius makes a popular ...

10 / 03 / 2008 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus polyanthus

Flowers
Family: Gesneriaceae

... NBG Cherise Viljoen Kirstenbosch NBG December 2007 Streptocarpus polyanthus is a robust perennial herb in which ... one year for a young seedling to grow to flowering size. Streptocarpus polyanthus occurs in the southern parts of ... are wind distributed. Some other interesting facts about Streptocarpus : each leaf is phyllomorphic i.e. an individual ...

17 / 12 / 2007 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus johannis

Streptocarpus johannis
Common names: Port St Johns streptocarpus, Cape primrose
Family: Gesneriaceae

... (growing on rocks), The very small seed is wind dispersed. Streptocarpus Well suited to living in woodland, the plants ... plant's roots appear at the bottom of the pot. Many of the Streptocarpus species make beautiful pot plants and garden ... but no direct sunlight as the plants burn easily. Many Streptocarpus species are displayed in the Conservatory, ...

09 / 10 / 2006 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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