Pavetta eylesii S.Moore

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Pavetta eylesii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Maleme Dam camp

Pavetta eylesii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Maleme Dam camp

Pavetta eylesii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Maleme Dam camp

Pavetta eylesii

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Nsvatuke Hill, Matopos National Park

Pavetta eylesii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Camp Amalinda, Matobo

Pavetta eylesii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Camp Amalinda, Matobo

Pavetta eylesii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Camp Amalinda, Matobo

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Synonyms: Pavetta gracilis Klotzsch
Common names: Flaky-bark bride's-bush (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or small deciduous tree, often multi-stemmed. Bark pale-grey-brown, flaking in long vertical strips. Leaves opposite, fairly thinly textured, elliptic to broadly obovate, 10-16cm long with 8-12 pairs of lateral veins, sparsely hairy to velvety, particularly below, bright green above, paler below; bacterial nodules few to many scattered throughout the leaf; domatia absent; margin entire. Flowers in dense axillary heads, up to 10 cm in diameter. Corolla white c. 9 mm in diameter. Fruit subspherical, 8-10 mm in diameter, purple-black when ripe, crowned with the persistent calyx.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: eylesii: named after Frederick Eyles (1864 - 1937)
Habitat: In dry sandy woodland and on rocky outcrops and kopjes.
Altitude range: (metres) 620 - 1450 m
Flowering time:Nov - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Limpopo, North West, Mpumalanga and Gauteng, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,E,S
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Images last updated: Thursday 1 May 2008
Literature:

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 580 - 581.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 277.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 98.


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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: Pavetta eylesii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156280, retrieved 10 December 2016

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