Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
subsp. huillense (Hiern) F. White

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Syzygium guineense subsp. huillense

Picture: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

Syzygium guineense subsp. huillense

Picture: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

Syzygium guineense subsp. huillense

Picture: Bart Wursten
Haka Game Park

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Synonyms: Syzygium huillense (Hiern) Engl.
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Status: Native
Description:
Dwarf suffrutex, growing from a rhizome, up to 0.6 m tall but usually less. Leaves variable, ovate, obovate to lanceolate-elliptic. Flowers often on new growth growing straight from the rhizome. The fruits are edible.
Type location:
Angola
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Lp,C,S
Growth form(s): Shrub under 2 m.
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 699. As Syzygium huillense (Includes a picture).

White, F. (1978). Myrtaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 198 - 203.

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Flora of Malawi: Syzygium guineense subsp. huillense
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Syzygium guineense subsp. huillense

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Syzygium guineense
African Plant Database: Syzygium guineense
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Syzygium guineense
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Syzygium guineense
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Syzygium guineense
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Syzygium guineense
Ispot Southern Africa: Syzygium guineense
JSTOR Plant Science: Syzygium guineense
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Syzygium guineense
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Syzygium guineense
The Plant List (version 1.1): Syzygium guineense
Tropicos: Syzygium guineense


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: Syzygium guineense subsp. huillense.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=142380, retrieved 19 April 2019

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