Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia Pax
var. maprouneifolia

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Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Osborne Dam

Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Gardiner Farm, nr Arcturus

Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Gardiner Farm, nr Arcturus

Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia

Photo: Petra Ballings
Gardiner Farm, nr Arcturus

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Synonyms:
Common names: Duiker-berry (English) Kudu-berry (English) Mudyamhembwe (Shona) Mukuvazviyo (Shona) Mutsonzowa (Shona) Umqobampunzi (Ndebele)
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
Small tree. Leaves alternate, broadly ovate to rounded; margin entire. The leaves display bright autumn colours of yellow or red. Flowers in few-flowered axillary clusters, small and inconspicuous, pale green, unisexual on separate trees. Fruit ovoid to subspherical, slightly ribbed as if about to split into six segments, yellow when ripe.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: maprouneifolia: with leaves like a Maprounea, another genus in Euphorbiaceae
Habitat: In deciduous woodland, wooded grassland, riverine fringes and on rocky outcrops.
Altitude range: (metres) 300 - 1620 m
Flowering time:Jul - Nov
Worldwide distribution: From DRC, Burundi and Tanzania to Namibia and northern South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Thursday 19 February 2009
Literature:

Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Pages 318 - 319. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1981). Common Trees of the Central Watershed Woodlands of Zimbabwe. Natural Resources Board, Harare. Pages 110 - 111. (Includes a picture).

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 23 - 25. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 58.

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 76 - 77. (Includes a picture).


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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: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=134040, retrieved 9 December 2016

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