Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
subsp. barotsense F. White

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Syzygium guineense subsp. barotsense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zambezi NP, Victoria Falls

Syzygium guineense subsp. barotsense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zambezi NP, Victoria Falls

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Synonyms:
Common names: Bicoloured waterberry (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Small to medium-sized tree. The bark is smooth and pale grey. Fruits larger than in other subspecies and often bicoloured, half whitish, half purple.
Notes: [Distribution is NWCES per CP02]
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: On the banks of major rivers, often overhanging the water.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Aug - Dec
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Literature:

Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Pages 503 - 504. as Syzygium guineense (Includes a picture).

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 89.

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 220.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Syzygium guineense
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West African Plants database: Syzygium guineense


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: Syzygium guineense subsp. barotsense.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=142370, retrieved 1 July 2016

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