Faurea saligna Harv.

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Faurea saligna

Lusaka 1976
Drawing: Patricia Bingham

Faurea saligna

Lusaka 1976
Drawing: Patricia Bingham

Faurea saligna

Lusaka 1976
Drawing: Patricia Bingham

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Status: Native
Description:
Small to medium-sized tree with a straight trunk and somewhat drooping foliage. Leaves narrowly oblong or elliptic, grey-green with a wavy, entire margin. Young leaves pinkish brown. Flowers in slender spikes, pale yellow, turning silvery hairy when fruiting.
Type location:
South Africa
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: saligna: willow-like, resembling a Salix
Habitat: In open woodland and on grassy hillsides.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Aug - Feb
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,E,Lk,S
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Content last updated: Tuesday 10 January 2017
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 229. (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 100. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 17.

Chisumpa, S.M., Brummitt, R.K. & Marner, S. (2006). Proteaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 53 - 55. (Includes a picture).

Coates Palgrave K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002). Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa Pages 161 - 162. (Includes a picture).

Coates Palgrave, K. et al. (1956). Trees of Central Africa National Publications Trust, Salisbury. Pages 359 - 362. (Includes a picture).

Coates Palgrave, M. (1989). Guide to the trees and shrubs of the Mukuvisi Woodlands ?publisher. Page 6.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 235. As Faurea saligna saligna

Drummond, R.B. (1981). Common Trees of the Central Watershed Woodlands of Zimbabwe. Natural Resources Board, Harare. Pages 24 - 25. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 69.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 94.

Steedman, E.C. (1933). Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Page 6.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 155.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 97.

Other sources of information about Faurea saligna:

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Flora of Botswana: Faurea saligna
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Flora of Mozambique: Faurea saligna
Flora of Zimbabwe: Faurea saligna

External websites:

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


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Faurea saligna.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=120700, retrieved 19 September 2019

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