Acridocarpus natalitius A. Juss.
var. linearifolius Launert

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Acridocarpus natalitius var. linearifolius

Photo: Warren McCleland
17 km north-west of Inhassoro

Acridocarpus natalitius var. linearifolius

Photo: Warren McCleland
17 km north-west of Inhassoro

Acridocarpus natalitius var. linearifolius

Photo: Warren McCleland
17 km north-west of Inhassoro

Acridocarpus natalitius var. linearifolius

Photo: Warren McCleland
17 km north-west of Inhassoro

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Synonyms: Acridocarpus pondoensis Engl.
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Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or small tree, up to 5 m, sometimes scrambling or climbing. Leaf lamina 7-12 × 0.5 - 4.5 cm, linear or linear-oblanceolate (var. linearifolius), with usually 2(-4) glands at the very base beneath, usually glabrous on both surfaces; base cuneate, rarely rounded. Petiole 2-10 mm, stout, channelled. Inflorescences of many-flowered, pyramidal racemes. Bracts up to 5 mm long, subulate; bracteoles subulate, eglandular. Sepals broadly ovate to ovate, the 2 anterior ones usually with 2 glands near the edges. Petals 10-15 mm long, subcircular, unguiculate, yellowish, ± lacerate. Wing of the samara up to 2.8 cm long, oblique-ovate.
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Habitat: Forest edges and in clearings, on rocky shallow red clay soils
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Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: GI,M
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Insects associated with this species: Coeliades lorenzo (Larval foodplant)
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Content last updated: Sunday 4 March 2018
Literature:

Launert, E. (1963). Malpighiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 110 - 112. (Includes a picture).

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Acridocarpus natalitius var. linearifolius.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=170870, retrieved 19 September 2018

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