Details of record no: 94730

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

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Record details:

Date: 10 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Location: Caprivi: Near Ngoma: In Terminalia sericea woodland.
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724D3
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Shrub; Notes: Densely branched, spinescent shrub, 1.5 m high. Bark pale grey, fluted; lateral branches perpendicular, spine-tipped. Leaves clustered on dwarf shoots, simple; petiole 3-6 mm long, adaxially grooved; lamina ovate, 40 x 15 mm, usually folded along midrib, grey, glaucous, glabrous, midrib abaxially conspicuous. Flowers past. Fruit a berry, solitary, axillary, ovoid, 2.5-3 x 3 cm, fleshy, bright orange when ripe, 1-seeded, sour-tasting but refreshing.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.875000, 24.625000
Location Accuracy Code: 4

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: 94730: Ximenia americana., retrieved 22 October 2021

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