Newtonia hildebrandtii (Vatke) Torre
var. hildebrandtii

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Newtonia hildebrandtii var. hildebrandtii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Sandforest loop, Gorongosa National Park

Newtonia hildebrandtii var. hildebrandtii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Sandforest loop, Gorongosa National Park

Newtonia hildebrandtii var. hildebrandtii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Sandforest loop, Gorongosa National Park

Newtonia hildebrandtii var. hildebrandtii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Sandforest loop, Gorongosa National Park

Newtonia hildebrandtii var. hildebrandtii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Sandforest loop, Gorongosa National Park

Newtonia hildebrandtii var. hildebrandtii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Sandforest loop, Gorongosa National Park

Newtonia hildebrandtii var. hildebrandtii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Sandforest loop, Gorongosa National Park

Newtonia hildebrandtii var. hildebrandtii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Sandforest loop, Gorongosa National Park

Newtonia hildebrandtii var. hildebrandtii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Sandforest loop, Gorongosa National Park

Newtonia hildebrandtii var. hildebrandtii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Sandforest loop, Gorongosa National Park

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Synonyms: Piptadenia hidebrandtii Vatke
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Large deciduous tree. Leaves with 4-7 pairs of pinnae; leaflets in 6-19 pairs per pinna, linear-oblong, hairless or nearly so; rhachis with glands between each pair of pinnae. Flowers in axillary spikes up to 9 cm long, creamy-white. Pods up to 30 cm long, flat, wine-red when mature, splitting on one side and opening out flat. Seeds up to 6 cm long surrounded by a reddish-brown papery wing.
Type location:
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: hildebrandtii: named after J.M. Hildebrandt (1847-1881), German Botanist and collector in East Africa and Madagascar.
Habitat: In sandforest and woodland, usually near rivers on deep sandy soils.
Altitude range: Up to 600 m
Flowering time:Oct - Nov
Worldwide distribution: From Kenya southwards to KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
Zambian distribution (Provinces):
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
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Literature:

Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Pages 29 - 30. (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 221. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 216.

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 45.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Newtonia hildebrandtii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Newtonia hildebrandtii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Newtonia hildebrandtii
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Newtonia hildebrandtii
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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: Newtonia hildebrandtii var. hildebrandtii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=126410, retrieved 23 November 2019

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