Brachystegia bakeriana Hutch. & Burtt Davy

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Brachystegia bakeriana

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Brachystegia bakeriana

Mongu-Sesheke Rd, Litoya; Aug 2006.
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Brachystegia bakeriana

Kataba; Jul 1991.
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Common names: Lundu (Lozi) Lundundu (Lozi)
Status: Native
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
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Habitat: Kalahari woodland.
Altitude range: 900 - 1300 m
Flowering time:Jul - Sep
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B
Zambian distribution (Provinces): W
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Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Wednesday 26 June 2013

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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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: Brachystegia bakeriana., retrieved 23 April 2024

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