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Gesneriaceae Nautilocalyx melittifolius (L.) Wiehler

Gesneriaceae Nautilocalyx melittifolius
| | W.D. Hawthorne

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Species information

Description
Herb to 30cm tall. Leaves opposite wit stalks 1-8cm long and blade 4-27cm long. Margin almost entire or with rounded teeth. Flowers red pink or purple.

Interest
Nautilocalyx - from L nautilus, the nautilus mollusk, and calyx, calyx.

Specimen information

Collector
W.D. Hawthorne, S.Cable & D. Jules

Specimen Number
618

Location
Road near crater lake.

Notes
Herb 40 cm tall. FLOWERS: white tube with purple lobes. (RHS colour code: Leaf upper =137A, below=139C)

Coordinates
Latitude: 12.060000 N   Longitude: 61.420000 W   Altitude: 600