Schefflera goetzenii Harms

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Schefflera goetzenii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Forest, Vumba

Schefflera goetzenii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Forest, Vumba

Schefflera goetzenii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Forest, Vumba

Schefflera goetzenii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Forest, Vumba

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Common names:
Status: Native
Strong climbing liane or sometimes a shrub or small tree. Leaves digitate with 4-11 leathery leaflets. Stipules conspicuous and persistent. Inflorescences in groups of racemes of small umbels. Flowers small, greenish-yellow.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In montane evergreen forests.
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 - 2000 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: DRC and eastern tropical Africa south to Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Liane.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 6 August 2006

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 78.

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978). Araliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 623 - 624. (Includes a picture).

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 28.

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

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 46.


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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: Schefflera goetzenii., retrieved 30 August 2016

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