Sorindeia juglandifolia (A. Rich.) Planch. ex Oliv.

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Synonyms: Sorindeia undulata R. Fern. & A. Fern.
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Status: Native
Tree up to 9 m. high; branchlets greyish, striate. Leaves 9–11-foliolate, up to 41 cm. long; petiole and rhachis up to 30 cm. long, puberulous; leaflets alternate, discolorous (greyish-green above, greenish beneath), coriaceous, glabrous, contracted at the apex into an acumen 5–11 mm. long, with the margin undulate and thickened, petiolulate (petiolule c. 7 mm. long, canaliculate above), the terminal one 11 × 5 cm., elliptic, symmetric at the base, the intermediate ones 9–10 × 3·8–4·2 cm., ovate to oblong, very asymmetric at the base, the basal ones 5–6 × 3–4 cm., broadly ovate; midrib and lateral nerves (9–11 on each side) straw-coloured, prominulous above, prominent below, reticulation visible on both surfaces but more so beneath. Panicles reddish, 20 cm. long (or more?), axillary, lax. Flower-bud purplish, subglobose. Calyx-lobes 0·5 × c. 1·5 mm., subacute. Petals dark reddish-purple, c. 3 × 1·75 mm., with an apical cuneiform thickening on the inner face. Stamens 13–16; anthers c. 1·25 mm. long, oblong. Female flowers and fruit unknown.
From FZ, Vol 2, Part 2, page 550, (1966) Author: Rosette Fernandes and A. Fernandes
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Notes: Determined as: Sorindeia undulata R.Fern. & A.Fern.
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Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
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Red data list status: Data deficient
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Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 23.

Fernandes, R. & A. (1966). Anacardiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Pages 569 - 571. Also as Sorindeia undulata

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Sorindeia juglandifolia., retrieved 19 July 2024

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