Lasiodiscus pervillei Baill.
subsp. pervillei

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Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Catapu, Sofala

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Catapu, Sofala

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Catapu, Sofala

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lower slopes Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lower slopes Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lower slopes Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lower slopes Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lower slopes Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lower slopes Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lower slopes Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lower slopes Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lower slopes Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lower slopes Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Base of Mt Bunga, Gorongosa National Park.

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Base of Mt Bunga, Gorongosa National Park.

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Base of Mt Bunga, Gorongosa National Park.

Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei

Photo: Bart Wursten
Base of Mt Bunga, Gorongosa National Park.

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Synonyms: Lasiodiscus mildbraedii sensu R.B. Drumm.
Lasiodiscus mildbraedii Engl. var. undulatus Suesseng.
Common names: Red-hair bush (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or tree. Bark pale grey, rough with conspicuous raised lenticels. Leaves opposite, elliptic to ovate, 7-12 cm long, thinly textured, glossy dark green above, pale green veining conspicuous below; margin finely crenate-serrate. Flowers in small rounded clusters, creamy-yellow. Fruit on a hairy stalk, globose, c. 10 mm, crowned with the remains of the style, golden-brown.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: pervillei: probably named after Auguste Pervillé, French gardener, explorer and plant collector who collected in Madagascar and the Seychelles around 1837-1841.
Habitat: In coastal sand forest.
Altitude range: Up to 135 m
Flowering time:Aug - Nov
Worldwide distribution: From Ivory Coast to Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, DRC and Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: MS
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Content last updated: Sunday 20 December 2015
Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 548. (Includes a picture).

Coates Palgrave K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002). Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa Page 675.

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 98.

Drummond, R.B. (1966). Rhamnaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Page 438. as Lasiodiscus mildbraedii

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


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: Lasiodiscus pervillei subsp. pervillei.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=179300, retrieved 3 August 2020

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