Xylia torreana Brenan

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Xylia torreana

Photo: Bart Wursten
National Botanic Garden, Harare

Xylia torreana

Photo: Bart Wursten
National Botanic Garden, Harare

Xylia torreana

Photo: Bart Wursten
National Botanic Garden, Harare

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Synonyms:
Common names: Hairy sand ash (English) Zambezi ash (English)
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Small to medium-sized deciduous tree. Leaves twice compound with only 1 pair of pinnae, each pinna with 3-6 pairs of large leaflets. Flowers in spherical heads, pale yellow. Pods woody, broad and flattened, covered in brown velvet hairs when young.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In hot, dry woodland, particularly mopane woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 500 m
Flowering time:Oct - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 29 October 2005
Literature:

Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Pages 34 - 35. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 216.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 242.


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Flora of Malawi: Xylia torreana
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African Plant Database: Xylia torreana
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Xylia torreana
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West African Plants database: Xylia torreana


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: Xylia torreana.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=126430, retrieved 30 September 2016

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