Isoberlinia angolensis (Benth.) Hoyle & Brenan
var. lasiocalyx Hoyle & Brenan

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Status: Native
Trees to 20 m tall, occasionally dwarf when on shallow soil; leaflets in 3−4 pairs; panicles compact; upper petal bilobed or deeply emarginate. Leaf lamina glabrous or sparsely pubescent beneath, although nerves may be densely pubescent; hypanthium pubescent outside.
Type location:
Malawi, Nyika Plateau.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Miombo woodland.
Altitude range: 1000 - 2100 m
Flowering time:Nov - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Zambia: Mbala and Serenje Districts.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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Content last updated: Tuesday 25 June 2013

Bingham, M.G. (2012). Berlinia and Isoberlinia in Zambia Black Lechwe 18(2) Pages 8 - 10.

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 121. (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 122 - 123. (Includes a picture).

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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: Isoberlinia angolensis var. lasiocalyx., retrieved 25 February 2024

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