Pseudoprosopis fischeri (Taub.) Harms

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Pseudoprosopis fischeri

Sumbu, Ndole Bay; Jan 1992.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Pseudoprosopis fischeri

Common shrub in thicket. Immature fruit;
Sumbu, Ndole Bay; Jan 1992.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Pseudoprosopis fischeri

Mature fruit;
Lake Tanganyika, Kasaba Bay; Aug 1987.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Prosopis fischeri Harms
Common names: Kasekete (Bemba) Tinamako (Bemba)
Frequency: Locally common
Status: Native
Shrub or small tree, to 3-6 m. high, sometimes scrambling. Young branchlets, petioles and rachides densely puberulous. Leaves with pinnae opposite, in 3-5(7); leaflets 7-15 pairs. Inflorescence racemose; flowers cream-coloured, honey-scented
Type location:
Notes: Red data status: VU B1B2c
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Habitat: Itigi thicket
Altitude range: 760 - 1000 m
Flowering time:Dec
Worldwide distribution: In D.R. Congo, central Tanzania and NE Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Content last updated: Tuesday 1 October 2013

Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Pages 31 - 33. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pseudoprosopis fischeri
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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: Pseudoprosopis fischeri., retrieved 25 April 2024

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