Details of record no: 94600

Berchemia discolor (Klotzsch) Hemsl.

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Date: 10 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Location: Caprivi: Near Ngoma: in Terminalia sericea woodland.
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724D3
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Tree; Notes: Tall tree, 6 m high. Stems dark brown; branches knobbly due to leaf base scars, floccose indumentum; young branchlets bright green, rigid, terete with dense white short velutinous indumentum. Leaves opposite to subopposite, simple; petiole slender, almost geniculate, bright green to brown-tinted, adaxially grooved, twisted, densely velutinous; stipule minutely deltoid, brown membranous, caducous; lamina ovate to circular, apex attenuate to rounded to notched, base truncate to cuneate to rounded, margin entire but sinuate, 40-60 x 35-40 mm, thinly textured, adaxially glossy green, glabrous, abax. grey-green, glabrous, midrib prominent with lateral veins merging into margin. Flowers past. Fruit an ovoid-elongate berry, apiculate (style remains), 10 x 5 mm, green glaucous, glabrous, cupular remains of perianth at base, axillary (1/axil). Edible = muzinzila (Lozi)
Latitude, Longitude: -17.875000, 24.625000
Location Accuracy Code: 4

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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: 94600: Berchemia discolor., retrieved 29 September 2023

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