Details of record no: 94625

Cordia monoica Roxb.

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Date: 10 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Habitat: On termite mound. In woodland.
Location: Caprivi: Near Ngoma: In Terminalia sericea woodland.
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Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724D3
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Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Tall shrub, 3 m high. Stems profusely branched from base, with dark grey bark; young branchlets with dense white indumentum. Leaves alternate but normally clustered on dwarf shoots, simple; petiole up to 1 cm long, adaxially grooved, yellow-green, densely pubescent; lamina ovate to elliptic to obovate, apex rounded to notched, base cuneate, margin entire and sinuate to obscurely dentate along upper margin, 30-80 x18-40 mm, adaxially dark olive-green with dense, short, white, adpressed indumentum, abaxially pale olive-green, indumentum as above, venation prominent with lateral veins merging with margin. Flowers past. Fruit a berry, fleshy, orange when ripe, ovoid, 1 cm long, in terminal clusters, fused sepals persistent as cupular structure extending 1/3 of fruit, style apically persistent.
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Location Accuracy Code: 4

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Individual record no: 94625: Cordia monoica., retrieved 22 January 2022

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