Lophostemon confertus (R. Br.) P.G. Wilson & J.T. Waterh.

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Lophostemon confertus

Photo: Mark Hyde
Churchill Avenue, Alexandra Park, Harare

Lophostemon confertus

Photo: Mark Hyde
Churchill Avenue, Alexandra Park, Harare

Lophostemon confertus

Photo: Mark Hyde
Churchill Avenue, Alexandra Park, Harare

Lophostemon confertus

Photo: Mark Hyde
Churchill Avenue, Alexandra Park, Harare

Lophostemon confertus

Photo: Mark Hyde
Churchill Avenue, Alexandra Park, Harare

Lophostemon confertus

Photo: Mark Hyde
Churchill Avenue, Alexandra Park, Harare

Lophostemon confertus

Photo: Mark Hyde
Churchill Avenue, Alexandra Park, Harare

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Synonyms: Tristania conferta R. Br.
Common names: Brisbane box (English)
Description: Tree. Bark pink-brown, mostly deciduous on the upper branches. Leaves: petiole up to 2 cm; lamina lanceolate, 7-15 × 2.5-4.5 cm, acute, borne in false whorls of 4-5. Inflorescences pedunculate, cymose, 3-7-flowered. Petals 6-9 mm, orbicular. Stamen fascicles 10-15 mm long; stamens very numerous (over 70 per fascicle); filaments inflexed. Fruit turbinate to hemispherical. Seed 2-3 mm long.
Notes: Commonly planted as a street tree in Harare
Derivation of specific name: confertus: crowded together, perhaps referring to the leaves.
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Worldwide distribution: A forest tree of eastern coastal Australia from north of Cooktown, Queensland to the northern side of the Hunter River Valley, New South Wales.
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Image last updated: Tuesday 19 August 2014
Literature:

White, F. (1978). Myrtaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 205. As Tristania conferta

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lophostemon confertus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lophostemon confertus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lophostemon confertus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Lophostemon confertus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Lophostemon confertus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Lophostemon confertus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Lophostemon confertus
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lophostemon confertus
JSTOR Plant Science: Lophostemon confertus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Lophostemon confertus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lophostemon confertus
Plants of the World Online: Lophostemon confertus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Lophostemon confertus
Tropicos: Lophostemon confertus
Wikipedia: Lophostemon confertus


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Lophostemon confertus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=180340, retrieved 8 July 2020

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