Guibourtia conjugata (Bolle) J. Léonard

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Guibourtia conjugata

Picture: Rob Burrett
Musuma River Camp, Binga

Guibourtia conjugata

Picture: Rob Burrett
Musuma River Camp, Binga

Guibourtia conjugata

Picture: Rob Burrett
Musuma River Camp, Binga

Guibourtia conjugata

Picture: Rob Burrett
Musuma River Camp, Binga

Guibourtia conjugata

Picture: Rob Burrett
South-West of Hwange Town

Guibourtia conjugata

Picture: Rob Burrett
South-West of Hwange Town

Guibourtia conjugata

Picture: Rob Burrett
South-West of Hwange Town

Guibourtia conjugata

Picture: Rob Burrett
South-West of Hwange Town

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Synonyms: Copaifera conjugata (Bolle) Milne-Redh.
Common names: Mungaza (Tonga: Zambia) Mungunya (Tonga: Zambia)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Small to medium-sized deciduous tree, to 9 m. Bark pale whitish-grey. Leaves 2-foliolate; leaflets ovate, only slightly curved, 3-5 cm long, asymmetric, glossy green above, paler below, hairless; apex rounded. Flowers in lax terminal heads, creamy-yellow to white, c. 5 mm in diameter. Fruit a flat, thin, leathery pod, almost round, c. 4 × 3 cm, pale creamy brown, indehiscent. Seed without an aril.
Type location:
Zambia, Batoka Highlands
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: conjugata: joined or connected, referring to the 2 leaflets.
Habitat: Thicket.
Altitude range: Up to 1500 m
Flowering time:Oct - Feb
Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk,S
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Wednesday 26 June 2013
Literature:

Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 47 - 48.

Coates Palgrave K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002). Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa Page 319. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 213.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 242.

Van Wyk, B. & Van Wyk, P. (1997). Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa. Struik, South Africa Pages 378 - 379. (Includes a picture).

Wild, H., Biegel, H.M. & Mavi, S. (1972). A Rhodesian Botanical Dictionary of African and English Plant Names Ministry of Agriculture Pages 177 - 178.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Guibourtia conjugata.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=126580, retrieved 18 June 2018

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