Rhus chirindensis Baker f.

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Rhus chirindensis

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Chikukwa Camp, lower Chimanimani Mts

Rhus chirindensis

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Chikukwa Camp, lower Chimanimani Mts

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Synonyms: Rhus legatii Schonland
Searsia chirindensis (Baker f.) Moffett
Common names: Red currant rhus (English)
Status: Native
Shrub or small tree, often straggling. Leaflets acuminate, entire and often with an undulate margin.
Derivation of specific name: chirindensis: of the Chirinda Forest.
Habitat: In forest and forest clearings, in open woodland and on rocky hillsides.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Nov - Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: MS,GI,M
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species: Anaphe reticulata (Larval foodplant)
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Content last updated: Monday 6 August 2012

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 484. As Searsia chirindensis (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 22.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 254.

Fernandes, R. & A. (1966). Anacardiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Pages 605 - 606. (Includes a picture).

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 17.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 87.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rhus chirindensis
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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: Rhus chirindensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=136660, retrieved 14 November 2019

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