Xysmalobium alatum Goyder

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: alatum: winged, referring to the conspicuously winged corpusculum, a unique feature in this genus.
Habitat: In Brachystegia woodland.
Altitude range: 1300 m (approx)
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Worldwide distribution: Southern DRC and western Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): W
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Page 324. Protologue

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Xysmalobium alatum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Xysmalobium alatum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Xysmalobium alatum
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Xysmalobium alatum
Plants of the World Online: Xysmalobium alatum
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Wikipedia: Xysmalobium alatum

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Xysmalobium alatum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=235000, retrieved 30 September 2023

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