Tetracera masuiana De Wild. & T. Durand

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Tetracera masuiana

flower; Kapako River; Oct 2007.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Tetracera masuiana

Zambezi Rapids; Nov 2006.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Tetracera masuiana

Shrub in riverine forest, fruits;
Zambezi Rapids; Apr 2010.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Tetracera masuiana

Kundabwika Falls
Mar 2017
Photo: Mike Bingham

Tetracera masuiana

Katanga Province, DRC
Oct 2006
Photo: Jos Stevens

Tetracera masuiana

Katanga Province, DRC
Nov 2007
Photo: Jos Stevens

Tetracera masuiana

Katanga Province, DRC
Jan 2008
Photo: Jos Stevens

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Common names:
Frequency: Widespread
Status: Native
A suffrutex widespread in northern miombo woodland, frequently at thicket margins.
Type location:
Syntypes from Sudan
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Northern miombo woodland
Altitude range: 950 - 1500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Distribution predominantly within the Guineo-congolian, Zambezian & Guineo-congolian – Sudanian transition zones.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Lp,N
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Content last updated: Wednesday 12 April 2017

Wild, H. (1960). Dilleniaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Pages 104 - 105. (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: Tetracera masuiana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=192800, retrieved 22 February 2024

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