Brachystegia longifolia Benth.

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Brachystegia longifolia

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Brachystegia longifolia

Photo: Suzanne Carter

Brachystegia longifolia

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Brachystegia longifolia

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Brachystegia longifolia

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Brachystegia longifolia

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Lufwanyama Estates

Brachystegia longifolia

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Kalumbila (sentinal) Camp.

Brachystegia longifolia

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Chongwe District, Lusaka NE 25km, Kasonde Ranch (Mark Hummel).

Brachystegia longifolia

Photo: Mike Bingham

Brachystegia longifolia

Photo: Mike Bingham

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Tree 4−30 m tall; petioles 10−50 mm long, 3−5 times longer than the pulvinus; leaflets in 10−30 pairs.
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Flowering time:Sep - Nov
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Mozambique distribution: N,Z,T
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Literature:

Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 91 - 93.

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 119. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 243. (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 100 - 101. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Brachystegia longifolia
Flora of Zambia: Brachystegia longifolia

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


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: Brachystegia longifolia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=179870, retrieved 19 April 2019

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