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Derivation of specific name

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myricoides: resembling a species of Myrica, referring to the leaf shape
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Rotheca myricoides (Hochst.) D.A. Steane & Mabb. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149090
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Description

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Shrub or small multi-stemmed tree. Leaves opposite or 3-4-whorled, usually crowded near the ends of branches, ovate to broadly elliptic, up to 9 × 5 cm, velvety above, often densely woolly and paler below; petiole obscured by the decurrent leaf base; margin coarsely toothed. Flowers in few-flowered terminal and axillary heads, showy, c. 2 cm in diameter, purple-blue and white with long exserted stamens. Fruit c. 10 mm in diameter, 2-4-lobed, surrounded by the spreading calyx lobes when young, red to black when ripe.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Rotheca myricoides (Hochst.) D.A. Steane & Mabb. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149090
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Frequency

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Common
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Worldwide distribution

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Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Burundi, DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Rotheca myricoides (Hochst.) D.A. Steane & Mabb. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149090
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Rotheca myricoides

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Rotheca myricoides (butterfly bush – also a name for Buddleja species) is a species of flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae.[1] It is native to Africa and widely cultivated elsewhere.[1] In cultivation, it is frequently known by one of its synonyms, such as Clerodendrum myricoides or Clerodendrum myricoides 'Ugandense'.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Rotheca myricoides". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2009-04-13.
  2. ^ "Clerodendrum myricoides 'Ugandense'". Plant Finder. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 2015-07-24.

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Rotheca myricoides: Brief Summary

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Rotheca myricoides (butterfly bush – also a name for Buddleja species) is a species of flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae. It is native to Africa and widely cultivated elsewhere. In cultivation, it is frequently known by one of its synonyms, such as Clerodendrum myricoides or Clerodendrum myricoides 'Ugandense'.

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