Ormocarpum zambesianum Verdc.

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Ormocarpum zambesianum

Photo: Bart Wursten
National Botanic Gardens, Harare

Ormocarpum zambesianum

Photo: Bart Wursten
National Botanic Gardens, Harare

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Synonyms:
Common names: Zambezi caterpillar-pod (English)
Frequency: Rare
Status: Native
Description:
Small shrub up to 2(-4) m. Leaves single or in tufts; leaflets 9-13, 5-12 × 3-6 mm, obovate to oblong, sparsely hairy or glabrous, not black-dotted; margin flat; venation beneath usually drying blackish. Inflorescence a raceme, 1-2-flowered. Corolla persistent; rose-salmon; petals with dark veins when dry.
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Habitat: In riverine bush
Altitude range: (metres) 350 - 880 m
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Worldwide distribution: Victoria Falls area of Zimbabwe and the Tete district in Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W
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Images last updated: Sunday 12 October 2008
Literature:

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Page 57.


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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ormocarpum zambesianum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ormocarpum zambesianum
Ispot Southern Africa : Ormocarpum zambesianum
JSTOR Plant Science: Ormocarpum zambesianum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ormocarpum zambesianum
Tropicos: Ormocarpum zambesianum
West African Plants database: Ormocarpum zambesianum


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: Ormocarpum zambesianum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130380, retrieved 6 December 2016

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