Phyllocosmus lemaireanus (De Wild. & T. Durand) T. Durand & H. Durand

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Phyllocosmus lemaireanus

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Synonyms: Ochthocosmus lemaireanus De Wild. & T. Durand
Phyllocosmus candidus Engl. & Gilg
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Status: Native
Description:
A small tree, briefly deciduous. Bark rough with brick-red slash. Plants in the eastern parts of its range have densely pubescent young shoots. Leaves alternate, hairless, usually with a few teeth towards the apex. 1-3 short racemes in the leaf axils. Occasionally very floriferous with white flowers, dripping with nectar, before or after the rainy season.
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Habitat: Miombo Woodland
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Mozambique distribution: N,Z
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m, shrub under 2 m.
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 343. (Includes a picture).

Robson, N.K.B. (1963). Ixonanthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 100 - 102. As Ochthocosmus lemaireanus (Includes a picture).

Smith, P. & Allen, Q. (2004). Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of the Miombo Woodlands Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ISBN 1 84246 073 0 Pages 72 - 73. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Phyllocosmus lemaireanus
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Phyllocosmus lemaireanus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Phyllocosmus lemaireanus
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Phyllocosmus lemaireanus
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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: Phyllocosmus lemaireanus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=178940, retrieved 20 October 2019

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