Mildbraedia carpinifolia (Pax) Hutch.
var. strigosa Radcl.-Sm.

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Mildbraedia carpinifolia var. strigosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Catapu Concession

Mildbraedia carpinifolia var. strigosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Catapu Concession

Mildbraedia carpinifolia var. strigosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Catapu Concession

Mildbraedia carpinifolia var. strigosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Cloud's Pool, Gorongosa National Park, Muanza

Mildbraedia carpinifolia var. strigosa

Photo: Warren McCleland
Napuda, Cabo Delgado

Mildbraedia carpinifolia var. strigosa

Photo: Warren McCleland
Napuda, Cabo Delgado

Mildbraedia carpinifolia var. strigosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road from Chironde Camp to Mungari Airstrip, Coutada 12

Mildbraedia carpinifolia var. strigosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road from Chironde Camp to Mungari Airstrip, Coutada 12

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Synonyms: Jatropha carpinifolia Pax
Mildbraedia fallax (Pax) Hutch.
Common names: Queque (Sena)
Frequency: Locally frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Soft-wooded shrub, 1-4 m. tall. Bark with distinct longitudinal ridges. Leaves 3-5 veined from the base, elliptic-obovate or oblong-lanceolate, more or less covered with rough stellate-hairs, particularly on the midrib and veins; margin irregularly toothed; petiole up to 6.5 cm long. Flowers unisexual in axillary heads on long peduncles, pale greenish-white. Fruit c. 7 × 10 mm, 3-lobed, covered in rough stellate hairs.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: carpinifolia: with leaves like a Hornbeam (Carpinus).
Habitat: In mixed evergreen forest, along streambanks, in wooded grassland, often on sandy soils.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania and Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,MS
Growth form(s): Shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Wednesday 27 December 2017
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 57.

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 274 - 275. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

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


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: Mildbraedia carpinifolia var. strigosa.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=175590, retrieved 25 April 2018

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