Ochna leptoclada Oliv.

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Ochna leptoclada

Photo: Mike Bingham
Salujinga, Ikelenge District, near Jimbe source.

Ochna leptoclada

Photo: Mike Bingham
Leopards Hill Road c. 43 km SE of Lusaka Post Office.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: leptoclada: thin-stemmed or -branched
Altitude range: (metres)
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
Growth form(s): Shrub under 2 m.
Endemic status:
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 82 - 83. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 604. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 64.

Robson, N.K.B. (1963). Ochnaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 243 - 244.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Ochna leptoclada
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Flora of Mozambique: Ochna leptoclada
Flora of Zambia: Ochna leptoclada

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ochna leptoclada
African Plant Database: Ochna leptoclada
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ochna leptoclada
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ochna leptoclada
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ochna leptoclada
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iNaturalist: Ochna leptoclada
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ochna leptoclada
JSTOR Plant Science: Ochna leptoclada
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ochna leptoclada
Plants of the World Online: Ochna leptoclada
Tropicos: Ochna leptoclada
Wikipedia: Ochna leptoclada

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Ochna leptoclada.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=140220, retrieved 28 May 2024

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