Xylotheca kraussiana Hochst.
var. kraussiana

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Xylotheca kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Sune Holt
Cochua, Vilanculos Distr., Inhambane, Mozambique

Xylotheca kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Sune Holt
Cochua, Vilanculos Distr., Inhambane, Mozambique

Xylotheca kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Xylotheca kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Xylotheca kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Xylotheca kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Xylotheca kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Teresa Silva
Muntanhana, Marracuene District, Maputo

Xylotheca kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Theo van der Merwe
Farm Bokplaas, Inhassoro, on the Temane gasfield

Xylotheca kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Theo van der Merwe
Farm Bokplaas, Inhassoro, on the Temane gasfield

Xylotheca kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Theo van der Merwe
Farm Bokplaas, Inhassoro, on the Temane gasfield

Xylotheca kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Theo van der Merwe
Farm Bokplaas, Inhassoro, on the Temane gasfield

Xylotheca kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Theo van der Merwe
Farm Bokplaas, Inhassoro, on the Temane gasfield

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Synonyms: Oncoba kraussiana (Hochst.) Planch.
Xylotheca kraussiana Hochst. var. glabrifolia Wild
Common names: African Dog-rose (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Usually a shrub up to 2m tall. Leaves elliptic-oblong or narrowly obovate, 6-10 cm long, usually more or less pubescent on both surfaces, slightly paler beneath; margin entire but sometimes slightly rolled under; petiole up to 1 cm long. Flowers large and showy in 1-3-flowered axillary clusters or sometimes also terminal on the branches, on peduncles up to 2 cm long and pedicels up to 3.5 cm long. Sepals usually 3, broadly obovate, c. 1.5 cm long, more or less densely pubescent outside. Petals 7-12, oblanceolate to obovate, up to 3.5 cm long, white. Stamens very numerous, golden-yellow. Fruit ovoid or ellipsoid, up to 4 cm long with c. 8 longitudinal ridges, woody, splitting into c. 8 segments. Seeds, hairy with a red aril down one side.
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Habitat: In coastal dune forest and scrub.
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique and KwaZulu-Natal South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: GI,M
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Content last updated: Wednesday 17 September 2014
Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 108. As Xylotheca kraussiana (Includes a picture).

Wild, H. (1960). Flacourtiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Pages 272 - 274. Also as Xylotheca kraussiana glabrifolia

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External websites:

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


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: Xylotheca kraussiana var. kraussiana.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=175770, retrieved 11 December 2017

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