Brachystegia wangermeeana De Wild.

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Brachystegia wangermeeana

Mbala, Kalambo Farm; Dec 2006.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Brachystegia wangermeeana

Kabompo Gorge; Oct 2010.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Brachystegia wangermeeana

Leaf with stipules;
Enterprise; Oct 2010.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Common names: Cimbuji (Kaonde) Musamba (Bemba) Musamba (Kaonde) Musamba (Lunda) Musamba (Nyanja) Muwombo (Bemba) Muwombo (Lunda) Muwombo (Nyanja)
Status: Native
Tree to 15 m tall; the bracts enclosing the leaf buds large conspicuously white or pink; leaflets in 12−30 pairs, inserted at least 5 mm apart along the rhachis; midveins eccentric.
Type location:
DRC, Lubumbashi
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Miombo woodland
Altitude range: Up to 1800 m
Flowering time:Oct - Dec
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Lp,N,Mc
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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 86 - 91. (Includes a picture).

Smith, P. & Allen, Q. (2004). Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of the Miombo Woodlands Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ISBN 1 84246 073 0 Pages 114 - 115.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Brachystegia wangermeeana., retrieved 30 November 2023

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