Allophylus rubifolius (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl.
var. rubifolius

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Synonyms:
Common names: Lowveld false-currant (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or small tree. Leaves trifoliolate; leaflets obovate to elliptic, 3-9cm long, glossy green above, paler below; domatia conspicuous in the axils of lateral veins below; margins irregularly crenate-dentate. Inflorescences axillary in branched or unbranched, catkin-like racemes. Flowers small cream or yellowish-green. Fruit fleshy, ovoid to near-spherical, orange-red to black when ripe.
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Habitat: Occurring in riverine thickets, woodland.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Nov - Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Flora of Mozambique: Allophylus rubifolius var. rubifolius
Flora of Zambia: Allophylus rubifolius var. rubifolius

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


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: Allophylus rubifolius var. rubifolius.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137390, retrieved 24 August 2016

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