Ochna leptoclada Oliv.

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Ochna leptoclada

Suffrutex grassland;
Salujinga, near Jimbe source; Nov 2006.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Ochna leptoclada

Distinctive features: Many stemmed suffrutex; leaves glaucous and discolorous;
Lusaka SE c. 43 km; Jan 2011.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Ochna leptoclada

Multi-stemmed shrublet
Katanga Province, DRC
Aug 2012
Photo: Jos Stevens

Ochna leptoclada

Katanga Province, DRC
Aug 2012
Photo: Jos Stevens

Ochna leptoclada

Katanga Province, DRC
Aug 2012
Photo: Jos Stevens

Ochna leptoclada

Katanga Province, DRC
Oct 2006
Photo: Jos Stevens

Ochna leptoclada

Katanga Province, DRC
Oct 2006
Photo: Jos Stevens

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Status: Native
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Syntypes from Malawi
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Derivation of specific name: leptoclada: thin-stemmed or -branched
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,Lp,E,C,Lk,S,W
Growth form(s): Shrub under 2 m.
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Content last updated: Wednesday 11 May 2016
Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 82 - 83. (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 604. (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 64.

Robson, N.K.B. (1963). Ochnaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 243 - 244.

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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: Ochna leptoclada.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=140220, retrieved 19 September 2019

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