Diospyros virgata (Gürke) Brenan

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Diospyros virgata

Picture: Warren McCleland
Ngonye Falls, Senanga District.

Diospyros virgata

Picture: Warren McCleland
Ngonye Falls, Senanga District.

Diospyros virgata

Picture: Warren McCleland
Ngonye Falls, Senanga District.

Diospyros virgata

Picture: Warren McCleland
Ngonye Falls, Senanga District.

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Synonyms: Maba fragrans Hiern ex Greves
Maba virgata Gürke
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Type location:
Angola
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: virgata: sparsely branched, virgate.
Habitat: In dry evergreen forest and various types of woodland, usually on Kalahari sand.
Altitude range: 900 - 1700 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: DRC, Angola, Zambia and Namibia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,C,S,W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Thursday 25 February 2016
Literature:

Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Pages 526 - 527. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 46.

White, F. (1983). Ebenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Page 288.

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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: Diospyros virgata.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=210400, retrieved 28 September 2020

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