Ozoroa longipetiolata R. & A. Fern.

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Ozoroa longipetiolata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

Ozoroa longipetiolata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

Ozoroa longipetiolata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mpinge Pass, Great Dyke

Ozoroa longipetiolata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mpinge Pass, Great Dyke

Ozoroa longipetiolata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mpinge Pass, Great Dyke

Ozoroa longipetiolata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mpinge Pass, Great Dyke

Ozoroa longipetiolata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mpinge Pass, Great Dyke

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Synonyms:
Common names: Great dyke raisin-berry (English)
Frequency: Locally common
Status: Native
Description:
Small, round-topped tree. Leaves narrowly lanceolate, dark green above, covered in silvery white hairs below. Lateral veining distinct. Petiole very long, up to 8 cm.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: longipetiolata: with a long petiole
Habitat: Very common but localised on serpentine soils in grassland.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Dec - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Only in the northern Great Dyke of Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Thursday 20 December 2012
Literature:

Coates Palgrave K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002). Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa Page 552.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 21.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 254. As Ozoroa longepetiolata

Fernandes, R. & A. (1966). Anacardiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Page 581.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 132.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 16.


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Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Ozoroa longipetiolata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ozoroa longipetiolata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ozoroa longipetiolata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ozoroa longipetiolata
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Ozoroa longipetiolata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ozoroa longipetiolata
Ispot Southern Africa : Ozoroa longipetiolata
JSTOR Plant Science: Ozoroa longipetiolata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ozoroa longipetiolata
Tropicos: Ozoroa longipetiolata
West African Plants database: Ozoroa longipetiolata


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: Ozoroa longipetiolata.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=136600, retrieved 3 December 2016

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