Pappea capensis Eckl. & Zeyh.

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Pappea capensis

Photo: Mark Hyde
National Botanic Garden, Harare

Pappea capensis

Photo: Mark Hyde
National Botanic Garden, Harare

Pappea capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Khami Ruins

Pappea capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Khami Ruins

Pappea capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Khami Ruins

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Synonyms: Pappea fulva Conrath
Common names: Indaba tree (English) Jacket plum (English) Judgement tree (English) Muno we muchenya (Shona) Uzagogwane (Ndebele)
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
Deciduous tree up to 10 m. Leaves: petiole up to 15 mm; lamina up to 10 × 6 cm, oblong to narrowly oblong, shortly pubescent above, tomentellous beneath; base rounded to subcordate; apex rounded and usually shortly mucronate; margin entire to sharply spiny-serrate. Inflorescence up to 16 cm. Flowers yellowish or greenish in fascicles or small subsessile cymes along the rhachis. Petals 0.7-1 mm in diameter. Fruit c.10 mm in diameter, subspherical, tomentellous. Seed c.7 mm in diameter, subspherical, black, shiny, nearly surrounded by the fleshy, orange-red arillode
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: capensis: of the Cape
Habitat: In open woodland, often on termite mounds.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Mainly Jan - May
Worldwide distribution: From Kenya to the Cape, South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Monday 10 August 2009
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 256.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 100.

Steedman, E.C. (1933). Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Page 43. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Pages 173 - 174.


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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: Pappea capensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137450, retrieved 25 August 2016

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