Details of record no: 93980

Croton megalobotrys Müll. Arg.

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Record details:

Date: 17 Oct 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
545
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Confirmer(s):
Herbarium:WIND
Habitat:
Location: Caprivi: Katima Mulilo - Nature Conservation Offices: on banks of Zambezi River.
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724C2
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Tree; Notes: Small, bushy tree, 3-4 m high. Bark greyish; branchlets with prominent lenticels. Leaves simple, alternate; petioles ca. 25 mm long, curved with dense white stellate indumentum; lamina cordiform, ca. 50 x 30 mm, apex acute, base cordate with pair of stalked glands, margin dentate, adaxially dark green, sparsely stellate, abaxially silver with dense silvery stellate indumentum. Flowers in axillary, spicate racemes of length ca. 30 mm, insignificant, ca. 5 mm in diameter, globose; pedicel 3-6 mm long, slender; sepals 5, free, green, adaxially concave; petals slightly exerted beyond calyx, white-green, pubescent; stamens numerous, curled, exerted.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.625000, 24.375000
Location Accuracy Code: 5

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Individual record no: 93980: Croton megalobotrys.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-record.php?record_id=93980, retrieved 19 October 2021

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