Parkia filicoidea Oliv.

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Parkia filicoidea

Photo: Mike Bingham
Serenje District, Kasanka National Park, Luwombwa Fishing Camp.

Parkia filicoidea

Photo: Mike Bingham
Mporokoso District, Kalungwishi River, Kabweluma Falls

Parkia filicoidea

Photo: Mike Bingham

Parkia filicoidea

Photo: Mike Bingham
Luapula, Kazembe.

Parkia filicoidea

Photo: Mike Bingham
Mwapula Gorge.

Parkia filicoidea

Photo: Mike Bingham
Lake Mweru.

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Status: Native
Description:
Tree 8-30(35) m. high. Young branchlets glabrous or puberulous. Leaves with pinnae opposite, in 4-11 pairs; leaflets 10-18 or more pairs, oblong, rounded at apex, asymmetrically rounded or subtruncate at the base. Peduncles up to 50 cm long; flowers red, in dense, electric light bulb-shaped inflorescences. Pods leathery.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: filicoidea: fern-like
Habitat: Gallery forest near rivers and lakes.
Altitude range: 130 - 900 m
Flowering time:Oct - Dec
Worldwide distribution: In D.R. Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Angola.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Literature:

Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Pages 12 - 13. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 95.

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Flora of Malawi: Parkia filicoidea
Flora of Zambia: Parkia filicoidea

External websites:

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Parkia filicoidea.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=186470, retrieved 23 October 2018

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