Brachystegia puberula Hutch. & Burtt Davy

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Common names: Kasabusi (Lunda) Kaweza (Lunda)
Status: Native
Tree to 12 m tall, young branchlets densely puberulous. Leaflets in 8−21 pairs (compare B. utilis 6−10), 2−3 times longer than broad. Dormant axillary buds ovoid or globose (see B. boehmii)
Type location:
Angola, Bié
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Miombo woodland
Altitude range: 900 - 1700 m
Flowering time:Nov - Jan
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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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 86 - 97. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Brachystegia puberula
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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 puberula., retrieved 13 April 2024

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