Isoberlinia angolensis (Benth.) Hoyle & Brenan
var. niembaënsis (De Wild.) Brenan

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Isoberlinia angolensis var. niembaënsis

Drawing: Suzanne Carter

Isoberlinia angolensis var. niembaënsis

Drawing: Suzanne Carter

Isoberlinia angolensis var. niembaënsis

Drawing: Suzanne Carter

Isoberlinia angolensis var. niembaënsis

Picture: Suzanne Carter

Isoberlinia angolensis var. niembaënsis

Chinampanga, Kafue Lodge; Aug 2009.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Isoberlinia angolensis var. niembaënsis

Flowers;
Kitwe, Mwekera; Nov 1972.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Isoberlinia angolensis var. niembaënsis

Tree with pods;
Kawamba S 6km; Oct 1996.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Isoberlinia angolensis var. niembaënsis

Picture: Alan Gardiner
Lumwana

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Synonyms:
Common names: Mupopa (Lunda) Mutobo (Bemba) Mutobo (Kaonde) Mutobo (Lunda) Mutowa (Lunda) Mutowa (Luvale)
Frequency: Widespread
Status: Native
Description:
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 densely pubescent or shortly tomentose beneath; leaflets variable, hypanthium pubescent, or rarely glabrous outside.
Type location:
DRC
Notes: Widespread in Zambia.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Higher rainfall areas of miombo woodland where it is often a dominant canopy species.
Altitude range: 600 - 1650 m
Flowering time:Nov
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N,Mc,E,C,Lk
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Tuesday 25 June 2013
Literature:

Bingham, M.G. (2012). Berlinia and Isoberlinia in Zambia Black Lechwe 18(2) Pages 8 - 10. (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, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Isoberlinia angolensis var. niembaënsis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=186300, retrieved 24 October 2020

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