Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia Pax
var. maprouneifolia

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Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia

Picture: Bart Wursten
Osborne Dam

Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia

Picture: Bart Wursten
Gardiner Farm, nr Arcturus

Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia

Picture: Bart Wursten
Gardiner Farm, nr Arcturus

Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia

Picture: Petra Ballings
Gardiner Farm, nr Arcturus

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Frequency: common
Status: Native
Description:
Small tree. Leaves alternate, broadly ovate to rounded; margin entire. The leaves display bright autumn colours of yellow or red. Flowers in few-flowered axillary clusters, small and inconspicuous, pale green, unisexual on separate trees. Fruit ovoid to subspherical, slightly grooved, consisting of a 3-locular woody capsule enclosed in a leathery test, yellow when ripe.
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Notes: The varieties of Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia are widespread and hardly differ in their ecology. The variation being chiefly in the indumentum. Since we have many records where the variety has not been determined, we have created a aggregate (Agg) taxon to accommodate these records.
Derivation of specific name: maprouneifolia: with leaves like a Maprounea, another genus in Euphorbiaceae
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Flowering time:Jul - Nov
Worldwide distribution: From DRC, Burundi and Tanzania to Namibia and northern South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,Mc,E,S
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Content last updated: Wednesday 30 September 2015
Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 419. (Includes a picture).

Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Pages 318 - 319. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1981). Common Trees of the Central Watershed Woodlands of Zimbabwe. Natural Resources Board, Harare. Pages 110 - 111. (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 42.

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 23 - 25. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 58.

Smith, P. & Allen, Q. (2004). Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of the Miombo Woodlands Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ISBN 1 84246 073 0 Pages 76 - 77. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia
Flora of Caprivi: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia
Flora of Malawi: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia
Flora of Mozambique: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
African Plant Database: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
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JSTOR Plant Science: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
Plants of the World Online: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
The Plant List (version 1.1): Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
Tropicos: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
Wikipedia: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia


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: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia var. maprouneifolia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=134040, retrieved 23 August 2019

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