Brachystegia bakeriana Hutch. & Burtt Davy

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Brachystegia bakeriana

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Brachystegia bakeriana

Mongu-Sesheke Rd, Litoya; Aug 2006.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Brachystegia bakeriana

Kataba; Jul 1991.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms:
Common names: Lundu (Lozi) Lundundu (Lozi)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Mostly seen as a thicket forming shrub up to 6 m tall at roadsides, but can grow taller in open woodland. Leaves 1.5−4(7) cm long (compare Brachystegia spiciformis). Leaflets in 2−4(6) contiguous or overlapping pairs, increasing in size distally, dull and glaucous in appearance.
Type location:
Angola, Benguela
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Kalahari woodland.
Altitude range: 900 - 1300 m
Flowering time:Jul - Sep
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B
Zambian distribution (Provinces): W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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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) Page 104.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Brachystegia bakeriana
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Brachystegia bakeriana
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Brachystegia bakeriana
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Brachystegia bakeriana
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JSTOR Plant Science: Brachystegia bakeriana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brachystegia bakeriana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Brachystegia bakeriana
The Plant List (version 1.1): Brachystegia bakeriana
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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: Brachystegia bakeriana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=186130, retrieved 22 July 2019

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