Pouteria adolfi-friedericii (Engl.) A. Meeuse
subsp. australis (J.H. Hemsl.) L. Gaut.

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Pouteria adolfi-friedericii subsp. australis

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National Botanic Garden, Harare

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Synonyms: Aningeria adolfi-friedericii (Engl.) Robyns & Gilbert
Sideroxylon adolfi-friederici Engl.
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Status: Native
Description:
Large evergreen tree, up to 50 m tall with a fluted and buttressed trunk; slash pale pinkish-brown with lighter striations. Leaves not confined to branch ends, obovate-elliptic to narrowly oblong-obovate, leathery to thinly textured, glossy bright green and hairless above with veins in 15-20 pairs, impressed above, veins prominent and rusty haisy beneath; surface minutely pellucid-punctate; petiole 1.5-2 cm long. Flowers in axillary clusters on densely velvety pedicels up to 1 cm long; corolla up to 9 mm long with a long tube and short rounded lobes, pale yellowish. Fruit narrowly ellipsoid, up to 4 cm long, beaked, finely velvety.
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Syntypes from Rwanda and DRC
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Habitat: Montane evergreen forest
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Flowering time:Jul - Jan
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The nominate subsp. occurs in Eastern DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, Southwestern Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 260. (Includes a picture).

Coates Palgrave K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002). Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa Page 874. as Aningeria adolfi-friedericii

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 266. As Aningeria adolfi-friedericii

Elias, D. (1984). Zovo Chipolo Forest Nature Trail Education and Information Unit, Dept. of National Parks and Wildlife, Lilongwe. Page 4. as Aningeria adolfi-friedericii

Kupicha, F.K. (1983). Sapotaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Page 218. As Aningeria adolfi-friedericii australis

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 77.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 96.

White, F., Dowsett-Lemaire, F. & Chapman, J.D. (2001). Evergreen forest flora of Malawi Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Pages 543 - 544. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pouteria adolfi-friedericii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pouteria adolfi-friedericii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pouteria adolfi-friedericii
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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: Pouteria adolfi-friedericii subsp. australis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143700, retrieved 19 March 2019

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