Chrysophyllum bangweolense R.E.Fr.

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Chrysophyllum bangweolense

Kundalila falls; Jun 1992.
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Chrysophyllum bangweolense

Kataba Forest; Mar 1996.
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Chrysophyllum bangweolense

Kitwe, Cobberbelt city site; Aug 2008.
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Chrysophyllum bangweolense

Sichili; Oct 1993.
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Chrysophyllum bangweolense

Senanga N 47 km; Nov 2003.
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Chrysophyllum bangweolense

Picture: Patricia Bingham

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Synonyms: Austrogambeya bangweolensis (R.E. Fr.) Aubrév. & Pellegrin
Chrysophyllum cacondense Greves
Common names: Mundoyi (Lunda) Nabubale (Bemba)
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
A shrub or small tree 2-5(10) m tall, with milky latex. Bark rough reddish-brown. Young shoots densely ferrugineous-tomentose. Leaves stiff, leathery, initially hairy, later glabrescent. Flowers in axillary fascicles. Fruit a depressed-subglobose berry, up to 4.5 cm diameter.
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Habitat: Miombo and Kalahari woodland, and thicket margins.
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, D.R. Congo, Tanzania
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,Lp,N,E,C,W
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Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Content last updated: Monday 27 October 2014

Kupicha, F.K. (1983). Sapotaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 213 - 215.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 96.

Storrs, A.E.G. (1995). Know Your Trees Regional Soil Conservation Unit. Page 20.

White, F. (1962). Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia Oxford Univ. Press. Page 320.

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Chrysophyllum bangweolense., retrieved 24 February 2024

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