Manihot glaziovii Müll. Arg.

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Manihot glaziovii

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Zomba Community.

Manihot glaziovii

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Zomba Community.

Manihot glaziovii

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Zomba Community.

Manihot glaziovii

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Zomba Community.

Manihot glaziovii

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Zomba Community.

Manihot glaziovii

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Zomba Community.

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Synonyms:
Common names: Ceará rubber (English)
Frequency:
Status: Introduced
Description:
Completely hairless small tree with pale grey, smooth bark, often somewhat papery and peeling purplish-brown. Milky sap present. Leaves 3-5-lobed or rarely simple, 10-28 cm wide, more or less cordate at the base, dark bluish-green above,paler beneath; net-veining transparant against the light; petiole 7-13.5 cm long. Iflorescence branched, 2-15 cm long. Flowers unisexual with male and female flowers in the same inflorescence, greenish-white and mauve-tinged or pale yellow with reddish markings. Fruit globose, c. 2 cm in diameter, smooth but becoming tuberculate on drying.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Widely cultivated in the tropics as a rubber plant or ornamental and occasionally naturalized.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native to eastern Brazil.
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 461. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 49.

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 246 - 247.


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Flora of Malawi: Manihot glaziovii
Flora of Malawi: cultivated Manihot glaziovii
Flora of Mozambique: Manihot glaziovii
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Manihot glaziovii
Flora of Zambia: Manihot glaziovii
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Manihot glaziovii
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Manihot glaziovii

External websites:

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Manihot glaziovii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=135510, retrieved 17 November 2018

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