Brachystegia manga De Wild.

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Brachystegia manga

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Brachystegia manga

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Brachystegia manga

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Escarpment woodland, Chiawa GMA.

Brachystegia manga

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Chiawa GMA.

Brachystegia manga

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Common names:
Tree to 20 m, bark rough. Leaflets in 3−5 pairs, widely spaced pairs, increasing in size distally, leaflets 1−2 longer than broad, broadly ovate or elliptic, glaucous.
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Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Oct - Dec
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 212.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 243.

Smith, P. & Allen, Q. (2004). Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of the Miombo Woodlands Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ISBN 1 84246 073 0 Pages 102 - 103. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 90.


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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: Brachystegia manga., retrieved 29 May 2016

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