Details of record no: 94051

Ximenia americana L.
var. microphylla Welw. ex Oliv.

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Record details:

Date: 10 May 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Location: Caprivi: 30 km south of Katima Mulilo on Bukalo road: forest island on termite mound.
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Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724C2
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Shrub; Notes: Densely branched shrub, 2 m high. Young branchlets perpendicular green to purplish, smooth, glaucous; lateral branchlets perpendicular to main axis, spine-tipped. Leaves alternate (often clustered), simple; petiole twisted, adaxially grooved/flattened, smooth, glabrous; lamina ovate to narrowly ovate, up to 40 x 12 mm, apex rounded to truncate, base rounded, margin entire, glabrous, glaucous, grey-green, midrib abaxially prominent. Spines straight, 8-20 mm long. Flowers in axillary clusters, 8 mm in diameter. Sepals 4, free, smooth, green-yellow, ovate. Petals 4, white, conspicuously bearded. Stamens 8. Fruits an ellipsoid, drupaceous berry.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.625000, 24.375000
Location Accuracy Code: 5

Map of species record

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: 94051: Ximenia americana., retrieved 22 October 2021

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