Peddiea fischeri Engl.

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Peddiea fischeri

Kabweluma Falls
Apr 2010
Photo: Mike Bingham

Peddiea fischeri

Shrub in riverine forest
flowers white
Dec 2010
Photo: Mike Bingham

Peddiea fischeri

Shrub in riverine forest
flowers white
Dec 2010
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Status: Native
Evergreen shrub or small tree, glabrous. Inflorescence 5-22-flowered, umbellate. Flowers cream or yellowish-green. Fruit an indehiscent drupe.
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Angola, D. R. Congo, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique; to Sierra Leone and S. Sudan.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Lp,C
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Content last updated: Wednesday 21 September 2016

Beentje, H. (1994). Kenya Trees,Shrubs and Lianas. National Museums of Kenya Page 97. (Includes a picture).

Peterson, B. (updated by Verdcourt, B.) (2006). Thymelaeaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 93 - 94.

Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Dowsett-Lemaire, F., Congdon, C., Branch, B., Collins, S., Curran, M., Dowsett, R,J., Fishpool, L., Francisco, J., Harris, Kopp, M. & de Sousa, C. (2012). Mt Mabu, Mozambique: Biodiversity and Conservation Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London Page 75.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Peddiea fischeri., retrieved 29 November 2023

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