Species Microloma armatum
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Etymology of Microloma:
Gk. mikros = very small; loma = edge or fringe; referring to the hairy corolla tube. The hairs are minute.
Etymology of armatum:
From the Latin armatus = ‘armed’; typically either with hairs or spines
Microloma armatum (Thunb.) Schltr. ex Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 53(1-2): 167 (1915)
Somewhat rigid, spiky shrublet to 30 cm, with clear sap. Leaves opposite, 2--8 mm, caducous. Flowers 2--4 mm long, greenish yellow. Mainly Sept.--Dec. Stony flats and slopes in karroid scrub, KM (Namibia and Karoo to Little Karoo).
Observations of Taxon
Name of observer:
Katryn van Heerden (David)
Date observed unknown