Tarenna pavettoides (Harv.) Sim
subsp. affinis (K. Schum.) Bridson

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Tarenna pavettoides subsp. affinis

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Norseland, Vumba

Tarenna pavettoides subsp. affinis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Norseland, Vumba

Tarenna pavettoides subsp. affinis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Norseland, Vumba

Tarenna pavettoides subsp. affinis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chirinda forest

Tarenna pavettoides subsp. affinis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chirinda forest

Tarenna pavettoides subsp. affinis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chirinda forest

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Synonyms: Kraussia pavettoides Harv.
Pavetta swynnertonii S. Moore
Common names: False bride's-bush (English) Large-leaved butterspoon (English) Large-leaved tarenna (English)
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub small to medium-sized tree. Bark pale to rusty brown, smooth or rough and scaly when older; young branchlets, 4-angled. Leaves opposite oblanceolate, up to 20 cm long, often one leaf in a pair smaller than the other, hairless except for few hairs on the midrib below; base often running down the petiole. Flowers axillary and terminal heads, whitish with protruding stamens, sweetly scented. Fruit almost round, fleshy, c. 8 mm in diameter, crowned with the remains of the calyx, hairy when ripe.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: pavettoides: resembling a species of Pavetta ("Brides-bush"), another genus in Rubiaceae.
Habitat: Along the margins and in the understorey of evergreen forest.
Altitude range: (metres) 700 - 1525 m
Flowering time:Sep - Feb
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Friday 6 March 2009
Literature:

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 600 - 602.

Coates Palgrave K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002). Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa Page 1046.

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 105.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 275. As Tarenna pavettoides

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 74.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 170.

Van Wyk, B. & Van Wyk, P. (1997). Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa. Struik, South Africa Pages 288 - 289. as Tarenna pavettoides (Includes a picture).

White, F., Dowsett-Lemaire, F. & Chapman, J.D. (2001). Evergreen forest flora of Malawi Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Page 499.


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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: Tarenna pavettoides subsp. affinis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=155240, retrieved 1 September 2016

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