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Photo by Alex Smirnov.

Author: Leslie Edward Wastell Codd, 1983
Origin:  Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  10 Centimetres
Height:  2-5 Metres
Flower:  White - Pink - Pale Violet
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  Misty Plume Bush, Ginger Bush, Misty Plume Bush, Musk Bush
Synonyms:  Moschosma riparium, Christian Ferdinand Friedrich Hochstetter, 1845.
Iboza bainesii
N.E. Brown, 1910.
galpinii N.E. Brown.
Iboza riparia
N.E. Brown. 
Basilicum myriostachyum, Kuntze.
Basilicum riparium,
Gumira ferruginea,
Moschosma myriostachyum,
Plectranthus riparius,
Premna ferruginea,

This member of the Lamiaceae family was given this name by Leslie Edward Wastell Codd in 1983. It is found in southern Africa, growing along rivers in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The slightly swollen stem can grow to ten centimetres in diameter, the dense bush can grow to two or even five metres in height. The flowers are from white over pink to pale violet. 

The genera name means 'four glands', and the species name; 'growing along rivers'.

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