Brachystegia gossweileri Hutch. & Burtt Davy

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Common names: Musamba (Kaonde) Musamba (Lenje) Muwombo (Lamba) Muwombo (Lunda) Muwombo (Nyanja) Muwombo (Tonga: Zambia)
Status: Native
Tree to 12 m tall; young branchlets brown-pubescent occasionally glabrous; leaflets in 10−22 pairs, leaflets of the middle pair 15−30 × 5−10 mm, surfaces markedly discolorous (compare B. boehmii).
Type location:
Angola, Benguela
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Miombo woodland
Altitude range: Up to 1700 m
Flowering time:Jul
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,C,S
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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) Pages 93 - 94.

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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 gossweileri., retrieved 18 April 2024

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