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

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 692. (Includes a picture).

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).

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 35.

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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Flora of Botswana: Terminalia stuhlmannii
Flora of Caprivi: Terminalia stuhlmannii
Flora of Mozambique: Terminalia stuhlmannii
Flora of Zambia: Terminalia stuhlmannii

External websites:

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

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: Terminalia stuhlmannii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=142240, retrieved 25 May 2024

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