Cleistanthus schlechteri (Pax) Hutch.
var. pubescens (Hutch.) J. LĂ©onard

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Synonyms: Cleistanthus holzii Pax var. pubescens Hutch.
Common names: Muti-usina-zita (Shona)
Status: Native
See var. schlechteri for general description. This is distinguished by the ovary and fruit being densely pubescent with appressed golden hairs.
Derivation of specific name: schlechteri: named after Friedrich Schlechter (1872-1925), German botanist and traveller.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 490 m
Flowering time:Sep - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
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Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 8 - 10. (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: Cleistanthus schlechteri var. pubescens., retrieved 8 December 2016

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