Rhus chirindensis Baker f.

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Rhus chirindensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba

Rhus chirindensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba

Rhus chirindensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
By the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park

Rhus chirindensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
By the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park

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Synonyms: Rhus legatii Schonland
Common names: Mubikasadza (Shona) Mutsodzo (Shona) Red currant rhus (English)
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or small tree, often straggling. Leaflets acuminate, entire and often with an undulate margin.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: chirindensis: of the Chirinda Forest.
Habitat: In forest and forest clearings, in open woodland and on rocky hillsides.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Nov - Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species: Anaphe reticulata (Larval foodplant)
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Literature:

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 22.

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

Fernandes, R. & A. (1966). Anacardiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Pages 605 - 606. (Includes a picture).


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JSTOR Plant Science: Rhus chirindensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Rhus chirindensis
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West African Plants database: Rhus chirindensis


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: Rhus chirindensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=136660, retrieved 3 December 2016

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