Maranthes goetzeniana (Engl.) Prance

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Synonyms: Maranthes africana (Benth.) Prance
Common names: Maranthes (English)
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Status: Native
Description:
Medium to large evergreen tree. Leaves alternate, elliptic-oblong with a prominent drip tip, shiny dark green above, dull green below; margins entire but wavy. Two small raised glands are present at the base of the midrib. Flowers, 1-2 cm in diameter, in corymbs, creamy white or greenish. Stamens numerous, longer than the petals. Fruit an obovoid, fleshy drupe, hairless.
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Habitat: In moist evergreen forest.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Jul - Oct
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Tree.
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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: Maranthes goetzeniana.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=125520, retrieved 24 July 2016

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