Monanthotaxis trichocarpa (Engl. & Diels) Verdc.

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Monanthotaxis trichocarpa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near the Chiniziua River, Cheringoma, Sofala

Monanthotaxis trichocarpa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near the Chiniziua River, Cheringoma, Sofala

Monanthotaxis trichocarpa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near the Chiniziua River, Cheringoma, Sofala

Monanthotaxis trichocarpa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndzou camp area, Moribane Forest

Monanthotaxis trichocarpa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndzou camp area, Moribane Forest

Monanthotaxis trichocarpa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndzou camp area, Moribane Forest

Monanthotaxis trichocarpa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndzou camp area, Moribane Forest

Monanthotaxis trichocarpa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndzou camp area, Moribane Forest

Monanthotaxis trichocarpa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndzou camp area, Moribane Forest

Monanthotaxis trichocarpa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndzou camp area, Moribane Forest

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Synonyms: Popowia trichocarpa Engl. & Diels
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Status: Native
Description:
Straggling shrub or liane. Branches red to purple-black, densely rusty hairy, not zigzag. Leaves c. 6-15 cm long, obovate to oblanceolate-oblong, somewhat leathery, green and hairless above, glaucous and slightly hairy below, particularly on the veins; apex acute, rounded or emarginate; base cordate. Flowers solitary or rarely in pairs, extra-axillary, bisexual, yellow or greenish, fleshy. Fruit in 2-8 carpels, pink, orange-yellow to red.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: trichocarpa: hairy-fruited
Habitat: In evergreen forest.
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Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Mozambique and possibly in Malawi.
Mozambique distribution: Z,MS
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Content last updated: Friday 26 April 2019
Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 126. (Includes a picture).

Robson, N.K.B. (1960). Annonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Page 126. As Popowia trichocarpa

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


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: Monanthotaxis trichocarpa.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=168420, retrieved 28 February 2020

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