Schrebera trichoclada Welw.

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Schrebera trichoclada

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Along road from Chironde Camp to Mungari Airstrip, Coutada 12

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Synonyms: Nathusia trichoclada (Welw.) O. Kuntze
Schrebera buchananii Baker
Common names: Wooden pear (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or bushy tree, 2-10 m. Leaves simple; petiole 5-15 mm; lamina 4.5-14 × 2.5-7.5 cm, elliptic to ovate, glabrous or pubescent and glabrescent above, softly hispid beneath; base acute; apex rounded, acuminate or apiculate; margin entire. Inflorescence a terminal, few-several-flowered cyme with pedicels 2-16 mm. Corolla lobes (5-)6(-7), 5-8 mm, each with an area of dark hairs extending almost to petal margins. Anthers 2-3 mm. Fruit a pear-shaped capsule, 4-6 cm, containing 4 winged seeds.
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Habitat: In deciduous woodland, often on rocky or sandy soils.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Nov - Jan
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Botswana, Caprivi-Namibia, DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,T,MS
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Content last updated: Thursday 9 November 2017
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 267.

Kupicha, F.K. (1983). Oleaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 301 - 304. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 90.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 130.

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Flora of Botswana: Schrebera trichoclada
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Flora of Malawi: Schrebera trichoclada
Flora of Zambia: Schrebera trichoclada
Flora of Zimbabwe: Schrebera trichoclada

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Schrebera trichoclada
African Plant Database: Schrebera trichoclada
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Schrebera trichoclada
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Schrebera trichoclada
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JSTOR Plant Science: Schrebera trichoclada
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Schrebera trichoclada
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Schrebera trichoclada
The Plant List (version 1.1): Schrebera trichoclada
Tropicos: Schrebera trichoclada


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Schrebera trichoclada.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=144120, retrieved 21 November 2017

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