Mezoneuron angolense Oliv.

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Mezoneuron angolense

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Mezoneuron angolense

Picture: Bart Wursten
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Synonyms: Caesalpinia angolensis (Oliv.) Herend. & Zarucchi
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Liane growing up to 14 m high. Stems armed with hooked prickles, becoming enlarged corky bosses on older stems. Leaves bipinnate up to 30 cm long, armed with hooked prickles, often in pairs, on rhachis and petiole; pinnae 4-10 pairs with each 6-8 pairs of elliptic-oblong leaflets, mostly hairless except on the midrib beneath. Flowers in terminal and lateral racemes, 5-40 cm long. Petals 7-9 mm long, almost round with a short claw, greenish-yellow to yellow. Pods elliptic-oblong, 6.5-14.5 cm long including a wing on the upper margin.
Type location:
Angola
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: angolense: of Angola, where the type specimen was collected.
Habitat: Gallery forest.
Altitude range: Up to 1450 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Liberia, Cameroon, Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Mozambique, Zambia and Angola.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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Content last updated: Wednesday 26 June 2013
Literature:

Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 172 - 174. (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 260. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 52. as Caesalpinia angolensis

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Mezoneuron angolense.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=167980, retrieved 14 December 2018

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