Uvariastrum hexaloboides (R.E.Fr.) R.E.Fr.

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Uvariastrum hexaloboides

Kabompo Gorge, Kanyikezhi; Dec 2009.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Uvariastrum hexaloboides

Kabompo Gorge, Kanyikezhi; Dec 2009.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Uvariastrum hexaloboides

Kabompo Gorge, Kanyikezhi; Dec 2009.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Uvariastrum hexaloboides

Kitwe, Greystone Park. ; Oct 1978.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms:
Common names: Cisofu (Bemba) Kalendensyi (Kaonde) Kalendensyi (Lunda)
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Description:
Small tree, evergreen, 3.5‒13 m. tall; bark deeply fissured, flaking; young branches densely rusty pubescent; flowers solitary or in pairs, axillary, on both young and old branches; sepals densely brown-sericeous on both surfaces; petals cream, the outer whorl valvate, the inner imbricate in bud; fruiting carpels numerous, glabrous or sparsely pubescent, yellow becoming blackish-purple, edible.
Type location:
Zambia
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: hexaloboides : resembling Hexalobus
Habitat: Miombo woodland.
Altitude range: 1200 - 1450 m
Flowering time:Nov
Worldwide distribution: D.R.Congo, Katanga Province.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,Lp,N,Mc,C,W
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Content last updated: Wednesday 4 June 2014
Literature:

Robson, N.K.B. (1960). Annonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Pages 113 - 114. (Includes a picture).

Storrs, A.E.G. (1995). Know Your Trees Regional Soil Conservation Unit. Pages 307 - 308. (Includes a picture).

White, F. (1962). Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia Oxford Univ. Press. Page 53.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Uvariastrum hexaloboides
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Uvariastrum hexaloboides
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Uvariastrum hexaloboides
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Uvariastrum hexaloboides
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JSTOR Plant Science: Uvariastrum hexaloboides
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Uvariastrum hexaloboides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Uvariastrum hexaloboides
The Plant List (version 1.1): Uvariastrum hexaloboides
Tropicos: Uvariastrum hexaloboides


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Uvariastrum hexaloboides.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=192840, retrieved 26 May 2019

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