Details of record no: 83045

Ocotea usambarensis Engl.

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Record details:

Date: 29 Jan 1952
Recorder(s):F White
Collector(s):F White
Location: Chinsali District; Shiwa Ngandu
Location code(s): 117
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Zambia
Quarter Degree Square: 1131B2
Grid reference:
FZ Divisions (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Current administrative provinces: Mc
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Tree 18 m. high, 40 cm d.b.h. Bark purplish-grey, closely & shallowly fissured, longitudinally with transverse cracks. Slash - OB: 0.3 cm. thick, pale brown; IB: 0.5 cm. thick, pink moist crumbling. Leaves dark green above, glaucous beneath. Midrib & secondary nerves yellow, with spreading hairs. Flowers yellow. Growing in seepage, evergreen forest near small perennial stream with Canarium sp., Xylopia aethiopica, Trema guineensis & Canthium sp.
Latitude, Longitude: -11.200000, 31.750000
Location Accuracy Code: 4

Map of species record

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Individual record no: 83045: Ocotea usambarensis., retrieved 2 June 2023

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