Rotheca hirsuta

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Rotheca hirsuta


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Ajugoideae
Tribus: Rotheceae
Genus: Rotheca
Species Rotheca hirsuta
Formas: R. h. f. hirsuta – R. h. f. triphylla


Rotheca hirsuta (Hochst.) R.Fern., 2000


  • Basionym
    • Cyclonema hirsutum Hochst., Flora 25: 228 (1842).
  • Homotypic
    • Clerodendrum hirsutum (Hochst.) H.Pearson in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 5: 221 (1901), nom. illeg.
    • Clerodendrum pearsonii Moldenke, Revista Sudamer. Bot. 5: 1 (1937).
    • Clerodendrum triphyllum f. hirsutum (Hochst.) R.Fern., Mem. Soc. Brot. 30: 104 (1998).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical africa
      • Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Butterfly bush, Matabele violet, Wild violet
SiSwati: sigibanyongo
Sesotho: khopha, mokata
isiZulu: umathanjana, umathanjane, uSikisiki
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