Ozoroa gomesiana R. Fern. & A. Fern.

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Ozoroa gomesiana

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Farm Bokplaas, Inhassoro, on the Temane gasfield

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Synonyms: Ozoroa obovata (Oliv.) R. & A. Fern. var. gomesiana (R. Fern. & A. Fern.) R. Fern. & A. Fern.
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Status: Native
Description:
Shrub. Leaves alternate, opposite or in whorls of 3. Petiole 6-7 mm long; lamina 2-6 x 1.2-2.5 cm, obovate, discolourous, dark green above, whitish to brownish beneath; margin conspicuously ciliate and revolute; indumentum of both surfaces double, consisting of a layer of short ± appressed hairs and another of long rather sparse patent ones; midrib impressed above, raised beneath; lateral nerves raised and spreading hairy beneath, 1.5-3(-4.5) mm apart; reticulation not visible. Flowers white.
Notes: The description has been adapted from the one in FZ 2(2), p. 580 and it is clear that little was known about this species at that time.
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Mozambique distribution: GI
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Content last updated: Thursday 16 August 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 480. (Includes a picture).

Fernandes, R. & A. (1966). Anacardiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Page 580.

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Ozoroa gomesiana.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=177570, retrieved 15 October 2019

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