Garcinia pachyclada N.Robson

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Garcinia pachyclada

Ntumbachusi falls; Sep 2008.
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Garcinia pachyclada

Ntumbachusi falls, Isenga; Sep 2008.
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Garcinia pachyclada

Shrubs 2meter in rocky area;
Kundabwika falls, camp site; Jul 2013.
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Garcinia pachyclada

Shrubs 2meter in rocky area;
Kundabwika falls, camp site; Jul 2013.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Garcinia pachyclada

Lake Mweru, Mwatishi; Oct 1980.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Frequency: Local occasional
Status: Native
Description:
Small tree, glabrous; branches thick; leaves in whorls of 3, thick leathery, petiole short, 2-4 mm. Flowers borne in leaf axils or on old wood. Fruit ovoid-globose, yellow when ripe, 1-3 seeded. The tree is described (in FZ) as having the habit of Uapaca kirkiana, but it is even more like the dwarf tree Uapaca pilosa.
Type location:
Zambia
Notes: Red data status: Occupying sites with no agricultural potential, the tree is not threatened. Lower Risk, not threatened
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Sandy soil, often between rocks
Altitude range: 1000 - 1500 m
Flowering time:Aug – Oct
Worldwide distribution: West Africa; East Africa; South-central Africa DRC Katanga; Mozambique; Zambia
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp,N
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Content last updated: Tuesday 22 August 2017
Literature:

Robson, N.K.B. (1961). Guttiferae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 401 - 402.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Garcinia pachyclada
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Garcinia pachyclada
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Garcinia pachyclada
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Garcinia pachyclada
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Garcinia pachyclada
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Garcinia pachyclada
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Garcinia pachyclada
JSTOR Plant Science: Garcinia pachyclada
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Garcinia pachyclada
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Garcinia pachyclada
Plants of the World Online: Garcinia pachyclada
The Plant List (version 1.1): Garcinia pachyclada
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Wikipedia: Garcinia pachyclada


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: Garcinia pachyclada.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=193740, retrieved 6 August 2020

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