Tricalysia delagoensis Schinz

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Tricalysia delagoensis

Photo: Warren McCleland
Pande, Inhassoro District.

Tricalysia delagoensis

Photo: Warren McCleland
Pande, Inhassoro District.

Tricalysia delagoensis

Photo: Warren McCleland
Pande, Inhassoro District.

Tricalysia delagoensis

Photo: Warren McCleland
Pande, Inhassoro District.

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Synonyms: Tricalysia capensis sensu Garcia
Tricalysia ligustrina S. Moore
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub 1-4 m high. Leaves opposite, not markedly dimorphic, oblong-elliptic, 2-10.5 cm long, thinly textured to slightly leathery, hairless on both surfaces, midrib prominent beneath, domatia shallowly pit-like, ciliate or hairy; petiole 1.5-5 mm long. Stipules with a broad base c. 1 mm long and an awn up to 1.5 mm long. Inflorescences mostly axillary but also on older leafless nodes, 1-4-flowered on peduncles less than 1 mm long. Corolla mostly 5-merous, scented, white with a tube 4-8 mm long, hairy in the throat; lobes 3-4.5 mm long. Fruit c. 9 mm in diameter, red.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: delagoensis: of the Delagoa area, a historic reference to southern Mozambique.
Habitat: In mixed deciduous woodland, forest and riverine vegetation, often on sandy soils.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 600 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Southeastern Zimbabwe, Mozambique and KwaZulu-Natal South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
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Images last updated: Monday 15 August 2016
Literature:

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 499 - 500.


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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: Tricalysia delagoensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=155520, retrieved 25 September 2016

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