Lonchocarpus sericeus (Poir.) Kunth

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Lonchocarpus sericeus

Photo: Rob Burrett
Domboshawa, nr Interpretative Centre

Lonchocarpus sericeus

Photo: Rob Burrett
Domboshawa, nr Interpretative Centre

Lonchocarpus sericeus

Photo: Rob Burrett
Domboshawa, nr Interpretative Centre

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Status: Cultivated and rarely naturalised
Description:
Notes: Recorded for Mozambique as a cultivated tree. However, in 2009 a naturalised specimen of this species was collected by Mervyn Lotter below the Nacala Dam wall. Details of the record are here.
Derivation of specific name: sericeus: with silky appressed hairs, sericeous
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Growth form(s): Tree.
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Literature:

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. and Verdcourt, B. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Page 77.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 315. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Lonchocarpus sericeus:

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Lonchocarpus sericeus
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Lonchocarpus sericeus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lonchocarpus sericeus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lonchocarpus sericeus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lonchocarpus sericeus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Lonchocarpus sericeus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Lonchocarpus sericeus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Lonchocarpus sericeus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Lonchocarpus sericeus
iNaturalist: Lonchocarpus sericeus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lonchocarpus sericeus
JSTOR Plant Science: Lonchocarpus sericeus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Lonchocarpus sericeus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lonchocarpus sericeus
Plants of the World Online: Lonchocarpus sericeus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Lonchocarpus sericeus
Tropicos: Lonchocarpus sericeus
Wikipedia: Lonchocarpus sericeus


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Lonchocarpus sericeus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=166300, retrieved 12 August 2020

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