Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana (Hallier f.) Pichon

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Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana

Picture: Warren McCleland
Ngonye Falls, Senanga District.

Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana

Picture: Warren McCleland
Ngonye Falls, Senanga District.

Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana

Picture: Warren McCleland
Ngonye Falls, Senanga District.

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Synonyms: Clitandra henriquesiana (Hall. f.) Pichon
Landophia henriquesiana Hall. f.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Suffrutex with erect branches up to 1 m high. Milky sap present. Leaves opposite, more or less narrowly ovate, 3.5-5.5 cm long, yellowish-green on both surfaces, hairless; petiole 3-4 mm long. Flowers in terminal and lateral, few-flowered clusters, white tinged pink, sweetly scented. Fruit obovoid to pear-shaped, up to 6.5 cm long, yellow to orange with scattered brownish lenticels, edible.
Type location:
Angola
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: henriquesiana: after JĂșlio Augusto Henriques (1838-1928), Portuguese botanist who founded a botanical museum and library at the University of Coimbra and director of its botanical gardens.
Habitat: In woodland on Kalahari sand.
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: DRC, Angola and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,W,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,S,W
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Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Thursday 25 February 2016
Literature:

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. & Kupicha, F.K. et al. (1985). Apocynaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 416 - 418. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 24.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana
Ispot Southern Africa: Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana
JSTOR Plant Science: Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana
The Plant List (version 1.1): Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana
Tropicos: Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Chamaeclitandra henriquesiana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=215300, retrieved 11 December 2018

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