Terminalia griffithsiana Liben

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Common names:
Shrub 4–8 m. high with a short thick twisted stem. Leaves spirally arranged, congested at the ends of the branchlets; lamina 9–22 x 6·5–14 cm., obovate, apex rounded or retuse, base cuneate and ± decurrent into the petiole, golden-yellow-tomentellous; lateral nerves 10–14 pairs, prominent. Inflorescences of axillary spikes 10–12 cm. long. Lower receptacle tomentellous; upper receptacle densely pubescent. Stamens 3 mm. long; anthers 0·5 mm. long. Disk densely pilose. Fruits 3–3·5 x 1·8 cm., elliptic, tomentellous, apex rounded or emarginate, base cuneate, stipe 2·5–3 mm. long.
From FZ, Vol 4, Part 0, page 100, (1978) Author: A. W. Exell
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DRC, Katanga
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Exell, A.W. (1978). Combretaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 174.

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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: Terminalia griffithsiana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=191560, retrieved 30 November 2023

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