Pouzolzia mixta Solms

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Pouzolzia mixta

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Gardiner, Arcturus

Pouzolzia mixta

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Christon Bank

Pouzolzia mixta

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Christon Bank

Pouzolzia mixta

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Marydale Point Lake Chivero Recreational Park

Pouzolzia mixta

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Near the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park

Pouzolzia mixta

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Near the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park

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Synonyms: Pouzolzia hypoleuca Wedd.
Common names: Isikhukhukhu (Ndebele) Munanzva (Shona) Snuggle-leaf (English) Soap nettle (English) Tasva (Shona)
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
Large, many-stemmed shrub or small tree. Bark dark purple-brown, smooth; younger branches often velvety. Leaves alternate, ovate, 3-veined from the base, darker green and rough above; almost silvery-white, covered in woolly hairs below, margins entire. Flowers in axillary clusters, very small, greenish-white, unisexual on the same tree. Fruit a very small nut, enclosed in the papery remains of the flower.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In riverine thickets and open woodland, particularly among boulders and on rocky kopjes.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Nov - Dec
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species: Acraea burni (Larval foodplant)
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Images last updated: Sunday 18 March 2007
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 235. As Pouzolzia hypoleuca

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 109.

Steedman, E.C. (1933). Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Page 5. as Pouzolzia hypoleuca

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 182.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Pouzolzia mixta.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=120640, retrieved 24 May 2016

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