Salvadora persica L.
var. pubescens Brenan

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Status: Native
Description:
See var. persica for general description.

This variety differs in having most parts velvety. Both varieties appear to occur in the same habitats and there is some doubt as to the validity of the separation at varietal level.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: persica: of Persia (now Iran);
pubescens: with soft short hairs.
Habitat:
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1000 m
Flowering time:Jul - Sep
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Literature:

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


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Flora of Botswana: Salvadora persica var. pubescens
Flora of Mozambique: Salvadora persica var. pubescens
Flora of Zambia: Salvadora persica var. pubescens

External websites:

African Plant Database: Salvadora persica
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Salvadora persica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Salvadora persica
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Salvadora persica
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Salvadora persica
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Salvadora persica
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Salvadora persica
Ispot Southern Africa : Salvadora persica
JSTOR Plant Science: Salvadora persica
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Salvadora persica
Tropicos: Salvadora persica
West African Plants database: Salvadora persica


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: Salvadora persica var. pubescens.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=144290, retrieved 26 May 2016

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