Searsia pentheri (Zahlbr.) Moffett

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Synonyms: Rhus pentheri Zahlbr.
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Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Notes: See Rhus refracta for comparison.
Derivation of specific name: pentheri: named after Arnold Penther (1865-1931), Austrian zoologist who collected in South Africa and Zimbabwe and worked in the Zoology Department at the Vienna Natural History Museum.
Habitat: On stony ground along seasonal streams.
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique, Eswatini and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: M
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 487. As Searsia pentheri (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.

Fernandes, R. & A. (1966). Anacardiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Pages 598 - 599.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Searsia pentheri

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Searsia pentheri
African Plant Database: Searsia pentheri
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Searsia pentheri
Plants of the World Online: Searsia pentheri
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Wikipedia: Searsia pentheri

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Searsia pentheri., retrieved 20 June 2024

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