Terminalia stuhlmannii Engl.

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Terminalia stuhlmannii

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave

Terminalia stuhlmannii

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
National Botanic Garden, Harare

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Common names: Ivikane (Ndebele) Zig-zag terminalia (English) Zigzag cluster-leaf (English)
Status: Native
Small tree. Leaves clustered on dwarf lateral shoots, narrowly obovate, leathery. Flowers in sparse axillary spikes, white to cream; male flowers at the base of the spike; bisexual flowers above. Fruits elliptic, 2-winged, reddish-purple when ripe.
Derivation of specific name: stuhlmannii: named after Franz Ernst Stuhlmann, one time Acting Governor of Tanganyika and an avid collector of plants.
Habitat: In dry wooded grassland.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Apr
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C
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Images last updated: Tuesday 8 June 2010

Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Page 500.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 264.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 48.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 204.


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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: Terminalia stuhlmannii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=142240, retrieved 30 July 2016

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