Details of record no: 93996

Friesodielsia obovata (Benth.) Verdc.

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Record details:

Date: 05 May 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Location: Caprivi: Maningimanzi, south-east of Katima Mulilo.
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724C2
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Tree; Notes: Small, bushy tree, up to 4 m high. Bark greyish; young twigs with fine, pubescent indumentum. Leaves alternate, simple; petiole 5-8 mm long, usually curved, yellow-green, pubescent; lamina broadly obovate, apex rounded to truncate, base rounded, margin entire, adaxially bright green, sparsely pubescent to glabrate, abaxially grey-green with dense downy pubescence, venation prominent. Flowers past. Fruits monocarpic, each lobe finger-like, 1-seeded, bright red when ripe, tart but pleasant in taste.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.625000, 24.375000
Location Accuracy Code: 5

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Individual record no: 93996: Friesodielsia obovata., retrieved 29 September 2023

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