Zanthoxylum delagoense P.G. Waterman

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Zanthoxylum delagoense

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Bazaruto Island

Zanthoxylum delagoense

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Bazaruto Island

Zanthoxylum delagoense

Photo: Warren McCleland
24 km south-east of Inhassoro

Zanthoxylum delagoense

Photo: Warren McCleland
24 km south-east of Inhassoro

Zanthoxylum delagoense

Photo: Warren McCleland
24 km south-east of Inhassoro

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Synonyms: Fagara schlechteri Engl.
Common names: Dune knobwood (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or small tree to 4 m tall. Young branches with recurved prickles. Leaves 5-18 cm long, with (1-)2-4 pairs of leaflets. Leaflets 3-7 cm long, elliptic to broadly elliptic, glabrous beneath, crenulate, subsessile or with short stalks, the leaflets on flowering shoots with pellucid glands scattered throughout the lamina. Inflorescence of terminal, and sometimes axillary, panicles. Flowers 4-merous, in cymose clusters. Male flowers: sepals 4; petals 4, 3.5 × 1.5 mm. Female flowers: petals 4.5 × 1.7 mm; ovary of 1 carpel. Fruit c. 8 mm in diameter, spherical, orange-red, densely pitted with glands.
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Habitat: On coastal dunes
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Worldwide distribution: Confined to southern Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: GI,M
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Content last updated: Monday 30 April 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 360. (Includes a picture).

Mendonça, F. A. (1963). Rutaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 189 - 190. As Fagara schlechteri (Includes a picture).

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


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: Zanthoxylum delagoense.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=179030, retrieved 21 July 2019

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