Buchnerodendron lasiocalyx (Oliv.) Gilg

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Buchnerodendron lasiocalyx

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Pemba Town, Cabo Delgado.

Buchnerodendron lasiocalyx

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Pemba Town, Cabo Delgado.

Buchnerodendron lasiocalyx

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Pemba Town, Cabo Delgado.

Buchnerodendron lasiocalyx

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Pemba Town, Cabo Delgado.

Buchnerodendron lasiocalyx

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Pemba Town, Cabo Delgado.

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Synonyms: Oncoba lasiocalyx Oliv.
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Status: Native
Description:
Small shrub usually less than 1.5 m tall with stiffly erect branches. Leaves broadly ovate-oblong to obovate, 5-17 cm long, hairy on both surfaces, cordate at the base, midrib and veins very prominent beneath; margin serrate; petiole up to 7 cm long, golden hairy. Stipules linear-lanceolate, c. 1cm long, yellowish-hairy. Flowers in 3-8-flowered axillary heads, bisexual, white. Petals 8-12, obovate-oblong, c. 2 cm long, hairy on the back; margins wavy. Stamens very numerous. Fruit a globose capsule up to 4.5 cm in diameter, covered in spiny bristles up to 2 cm long, splitting into 3 valves. Seeds with a dark brown aril.
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Habitat: Usually in shady places in dense woodland or evergreen scrub.
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania and Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z
Growth form(s): Shrub under 2 m.
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Content last updated: Tuesday 27 September 2016
Literature:

Wild, H. (1960). Flacourtiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Pages 267 - 268. (Includes a picture).

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


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: Buchnerodendron lasiocalyx.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=175750, retrieved 11 December 2017

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