Julbernardia paniculata (Benth.) Troupin

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Julbernardia paniculata

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Julbernardia paniculata

Drawing: Patricia Bingham

Julbernardia paniculata

Drawing: Patricia Bingham

Julbernardia paniculata

Kafue NP East boundary; Nov 2012.
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Julbernardia paniculata

Ntunta; May 1995.
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Julbernardia paniculata

Solwezi, Kalumbila Camp; Oct 2010.
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Synonyms: Berlinia paniculata Benth.
Isoberlinia paniculata (Benth.) Greenway
Common names: Mutondo (Bemba) Mutondo (Lenje) Mutondo (Nyanja) Mwanda (Lunda)
Frequency: Widespread
Status: Native
Description:
Tree, 2−18 m tall, gregarious, deciduous, bark on bole flaking in roughly square scales; young shoots pubescent; leaflets in 3−4 pairs, shiny, with white pubescent fringe; leaves on coppice often much larger; flowers (February-April) in large, oblique, terminal panicles.
Type location:
Angola, Huila
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: paniculata: paniculate, in the form of a panicle or branched inflorescence
Habitat: Plateau miombo woodland, where it is often the dominant species. It also occurs on escarpments and Kalahari sands.
Altitude range: 1000 - 1600 m
Flowering time:Feb - Jun
Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N,Mc,E,C,S,W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Tuesday 25 June 2013
Literature:

Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 82 - 84. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 121.

Smith, P. & Allen, Q. (2004). Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of the Miombo Woodlands Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ISBN 1 84246 073 0 Pages 126 - 127. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Julbernardia paniculata
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Julbernardia paniculata
African Plant Database: Julbernardia paniculata
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Julbernardia paniculata
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Julbernardia paniculata
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JSTOR Plant Science: Julbernardia paniculata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Julbernardia paniculata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Julbernardia paniculata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Julbernardia paniculata
Tropicos: Julbernardia paniculata


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: Julbernardia paniculata.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=168000, retrieved 21 June 2018

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