Uapaca lissopyrena Radcl.-Sm.

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Uapaca lissopyrena

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Chimanimani conservation area, in Zomba community land, along Chicambawe stream - close to confluence with Muvumodzi stream

Uapaca lissopyrena

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Chimanimani conservation area, in Zomba community land, along Chicambawe stream - close to confluence with Muvumodzi stream

Uapaca lissopyrena

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Chimanimani conservation area, in Zomba community land, along Chicambawe stream - close to confluence with Muvumodzi stream

Uapaca lissopyrena

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Chimanimani conservation area, in Zomba community land, along Chicambawe stream - close to confluence with Muvumodzi stream

Uapaca lissopyrena

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Chimanimani conservation area, in Zomba community land, along Chicambawe stream - close to confluence with Muvumodzi stream

Uapaca lissopyrena

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Chimanimani conservation area, in Zomba community land, along Chicambawe stream - close to confluence with Muvumodzi stream

Uapaca lissopyrena

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Chimanimani conservation area, in Zomba community land, along Chicambawe stream - close to confluence with Muvumodzi stream

Uapaca lissopyrena

Photo: Bart Wursten
Magorogodo hills, Zomba Community

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Synonyms: Uapaca guineensis sensu Topham
Uapaca sp. no. 1 sensu Drummond (1975)
Uapaca sp.no. 1 sensu White
Common names: Stilt-root mahobohobo (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Medium to large evergreen tree. Bark grey with brown lenticels, smooth, cracking when older. Base of the trunk with conspicuous stilt-roots up to 2.5m long. Leaves alternate, spiralled, elliptic-obovate, usually up to 15cm long, sometimes larger, leathery, dark green above, paler below, hairless; veining conspicuous, looping before the margin; margin entire often somewhat rolled under. Petiole slender, 1-5cm long. Young leaves reddish-pink. Flowers among the leaves, greenish-yellow, sexes mostly on different trees. Fruit fleshy, spherical, 1.5-2 cm in diameter, yellow when ripe.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In swamp forest and wet and marshy areas along river banks and in low-altitude evergreen forest; rarely in Brachystegia woodland.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Mar - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and D.R.Congo
Mozambique distribution: Z,MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Friday 23 July 2010
Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 420. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 251. As Uapaca sp 1

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 43.

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 97 - 98.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Uapaca lissopyrena.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=134590, retrieved 17 November 2019

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