Pyrenacantha grandiflora Baill.

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Pyrenacantha grandiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Pyrenacantha grandiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Pyrenacantha grandiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

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Status: Native
Description:
Rambling shrub or twiner. Stems with circular whitish lenticels. Leaves broadly ovate to almost round, up to c 14 × 11 cm, roughly hairy on both sides; base more or less cordate; margin doubly toothed with glandular and hairy teeth; petiole 2.5-5 cm. Male flowers numerous, borne in supra-axillary spikes up to 16 cm long. Female flowers (sometimes bisexual) solitary near the leaf axil.
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Derivation of specific name: grandiflora: with large flowers.
Habitat: In dry bush and woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique and Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: M
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Content last updated: Wednesday 2 May 2012
Literature:

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 76.

Mendes, E.J. (1963). Icacinaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Page 349.

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External websites:

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


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: Pyrenacantha grandiflora.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=168380, retrieved 8 April 2020

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