Tricalysia jasminiflora (Klotzsch) Hiern
var. jasminiflora

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Tricalysia jasminiflora var. jasminiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road from entrance gate to Chitengo, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique

Tricalysia jasminiflora var. jasminiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road from entrance gate to Chitengo, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique

Tricalysia jasminiflora var. jasminiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road from entrance gate to Chitengo, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique

Tricalysia jasminiflora var. jasminiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chitengo Camp, Gorongosa National Park.

Tricalysia jasminiflora var. jasminiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chitengo Camp, Gorongosa National Park.

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Synonyms: Neorosea jasminiflora (Klotzsch) N. Hallé var. jasminiflora
Common names: Single-flowered jackal-coffee (English) Small-leaved tricalysia (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Deciduous shrub or small tree. Leaves opposite, elliptic, leaves at the start of the season often much smaller than the later leaves, thinly leathery, usually short-hairy on the undersurface; hairtuft domatia present. Flowers axillary, often solitary but sometimes in up to 5-flowered clusters, appearing with or before the new leaves, creamy-white, corolla tube bearded. Fruit ellipsoid, c. 10 mm in diameter, crowned with the remains of the calyx, red when ripe.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: jasminiflora: with jasmine-like flowers
Habitat: In riverine thickets, lowland evergreen forest, mixed deciduous woodland and on alluvial soils on floodplains.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 560 m
Flowering time:May - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 11 March 2007
Literature:

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 502 - 505. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 276. As Neorosea jasminiflora jasminiflora


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


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 jasminiflora var. jasminiflora.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=155530, retrieved 30 August 2016

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