Rhabdophyllum welwitschii Tiegh.

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Rhabdophyllum welwitschii

Riverine forest;
Zambezi rapids; Nov 2006.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Ouratea welwitschii (Tiegh.) Exell
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Status: Native
Shrub or small tree. Leaves with lateral nerves and veins crowded together, parallel, only occasionally branching, not or scarcely differentiated in size, not reticulate. Inflorescences in axils of deciduous scale-leaves at base of current growth.
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Habitat: Fringing forest and dry-evergreen forest.
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Worldwide distribution: Congo Basin extending into northern Angola and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N
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Robson, N.K.B. (1963). Ochnaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 258 - 260. As Ouratea welwitschii (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rhabdophyllum welwitschii
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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: Rhabdophyllum welwitschii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=194840, retrieved 14 April 2024

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