Strychnos panganensis Gilg

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Strychnos panganensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Swanepoel Concession, Cheringoma

Strychnos panganensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Swanepoel Concession, Cheringoma

Strychnos panganensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Swanepoel Concession, Cheringoma

Strychnos panganensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Swanepoel Concession, Cheringoma

Strychnos panganensis

Photo: Warren McCleland
9km south-east of Inhassoro.

Strychnos panganensis

Photo: Warren McCleland
9km south-east of Inhassoro.

Strychnos panganensis

Photo: Warren McCleland
9km south-east of Inhassoro.

Strychnos panganensis

Photo: Warren McCleland
9km south-east of Inhassoro.

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Synonyms: Strychnos bicirrifa Dunkley
Strychnos guerkeana Gilg
Common names: Pangani bitterberry (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Climbing shrub or liane up to 20 m high with paired curled tendrils.Leaves opposite, variable in shape from ovate or elliptic to almost circular or heart-shaped, up to 5 cm long, often with much smaller pairs of leaves among the larger ones, 3-veined from just above the base, leathery, shiny green above,paler beneath, net-veining inconspicuous; margin entire, petiole almost absent or up to 3 mm long. Flowers 5-merous, in axillary and terminal, lax, few to many-flowered heads, white, creamy or greenish, hairy on the throat of the corolla. Stamens well-exserted. Fruit subglobose, 8-18 mm in diameter, smooth-skinned, soft, yellow when ripe.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: panganensis: of Pangani in Coastal Tanzania.
Habitat: In coastal forest, woodland, bush.
Altitude range: 0 - 500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Madagascar.
Mozambique distribution: Z,MS,GI
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Sunday 18 March 2018
Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 778. (Includes a picture).

Coates Palgrave K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002). Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa Page 929.

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 113.

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. (1983). Loganiaceae (inc. Buddlejaceae) Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 369 - 370.

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


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: Strychnos panganensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=174420, retrieved 7 August 2020

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