Pandanus utilis Bory

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Pandanus utilis

Photo: Mark Hyde
National Botanic Garden Harare, near the Herbarium

Pandanus utilis

Photo: Mark Hyde
National Botanic Garden Harare, near the Herbarium

Pandanus utilis

Photo: Mark Hyde
National Botanic Garden Harare, near the Herbarium

Pandanus utilis

Photo: Mark Hyde
National Botanic Garden Harare, near the Herbarium

Pandanus utilis

Photo: Mark Hyde
National Botanic Garden Harare, near the Herbarium

Pandanus utilis

Photo: Mark Hyde
Sam Levy's Village, Borrowdale

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Synonyms:
Common names: Common screw-pine (English)
Description: Tree, to 20 m. Leaves stiff, becoming glaucous beneath, with small marginal reddish spines. Syncarp (fruit) of 100-200 drupes, each 4-8-locular; the separate upper half green, the basal half with a purple or red band.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: utilis: useful
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Known only from cultivation (Beentje, 2009)
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Image last updated: Saturday 5 November 2016
Literature:

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976). Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York Page 816.

Beentje, H.J. (2009). Pandanaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Page 149.

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 160.

Maroyi, A. (2006). Preliminary checklist of introduced and naturalized plants in Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(2) Page 187.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pandanus utilis
African Plant Database: Pandanus utilis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Pandanus utilis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pandanus utilis
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pandanus utilis
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JSTOR Plant Science: Pandanus utilis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pandanus utilis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Pandanus utilis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pandanus utilis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Pandanus utilis
Tropicos: Pandanus utilis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Pandanus utilis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=168040, retrieved 19 July 2019

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