Lannea schweinfurthii (Engl.) Engl.
var. tomentosa (Dunkley) Kokwaro

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Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa

Lusaka 1976
Drawing: Patricia Bingham

Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa

Lusaka 1976
Drawing: Patricia Bingham

Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa

Lusaka 1976
Drawing: Patricia Bingham

Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa

Lusaka 1976
Drawing: Patricia Bingham

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Synonyms: Lannea stuhlmannii (Engl.) Engl. var. tomentosa Dunkley
Common names:
Status: Native
See var. stuhlmannii (Engl.) Kowaro for general description. This variety is distinguished by the mature leaves still being densely hairy, particularly beneath.
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: schweinfurthii: named after Dr Georg August Schweinfurth (1836-1925), german botanical collector and taxonomist;
tomentosa: densely woolly or tomentose
Habitat: In various types of woodland and riverine areas, often associated with termite mounds.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Nov - Jan
Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Caprivi-Namibia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): E,S,W
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
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Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 23.

Coates Palgrave K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002). Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa Pages 543 - 544.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 21.

Fernandes, R. & A. (1966). Anacardiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Pages 562 - 563. as Lannea stuhlmannii var tomentosa

Mannheimer, C. & Curtis B. (2009). Le Roux and Müller's Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of Namibia Macmillan Education, Windhoek, Namibia. Pages 276 - 277. (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 16.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 22.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 196.

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Flora of Botswana: Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa
Flora of Caprivi: Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa
Flora of Malawi: Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa
Flora of Mozambique: Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa., retrieved 27 January 2020

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