Euclea crispa (Thunb.) Sond. ex G├╝rke
subsp. linearis sens.lat. (Zeyh. ex Hiern) F. White

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Euclea crispa subsp. linearis sens.lat.

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Mberengwa - West Nicholson road

Euclea crispa subsp. linearis sens.lat.

Photo: Bart Wursten
At foot of hills just outside of Zvishavane on road to Mbalabala

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Synonyms: Euclea eylesii Hiern
Euclea linearis Zeyh. ex Hiern
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
This subspecies is distinguished from subsp. crispa by the longer and narrower linear leaves more than 7 times as long as broad. It is normally a sparsely branched shrub 1-3 m tall often leafless except towards the ends of branches.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: linearis: linear, referring to the long and narrow leaves.
Habitat: In woodland and open woodland, often associated with termite mounds and rocky outcrops.
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 - 1880 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 22 May 2016
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 266. as Euclea linearis

White, F. (1983). Ebenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 293 - 296.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Euclea crispa
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Euclea crispa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Euclea crispa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Euclea crispa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Euclea crispa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Euclea crispa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Euclea crispa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Euclea crispa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Euclea crispa
Ispot Southern Africa: Euclea crispa
JSTOR Plant Science: Euclea crispa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Euclea crispa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Euclea crispa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Euclea crispa
Tropicos: Euclea crispa


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Euclea crispa subsp. linearis sens.lat..
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143870, retrieved 13 December 2017

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