Terminalia stuhlmannii Engl.

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Terminalia stuhlmannii

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave

Terminalia stuhlmannii

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
National Botanic Garden, Harare

Terminalia stuhlmannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zambezi National Park.

Terminalia stuhlmannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zambezi National Park.

Terminalia stuhlmannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Zambezi National Park.

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Common names: Ivikane (Ndebele) Zig-zag terminalia (English) Zigzag cluster-leaf (English)
Status: Native
Small tree. Leaves clustered on dwarf lateral shoots, narrowly obovate, leathery. Flowers in sparse axillary spikes, white to cream; male flowers at the base of the spike; bisexual flowers above. Fruits elliptic, 2-winged, reddish-purple when ripe.
Derivation of specific name: stuhlmannii: named after Franz Ernst Stuhlmann, one time Acting Governor of Tanganyika and an avid collector of plants.
Habitat: In dry wooded grassland and open woodland.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Jan - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Caprivi Namibia
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C
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Images last updated: Saturday 28 January 2017

Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Page 500.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 264.

Exell, A.W. (1978). Combretaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 169 - 171. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 48.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 204.


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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: Terminalia stuhlmannii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=142240, retrieved 24 February 2018

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