Details of record no: 94606

Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene

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Record details:

Date: 10 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Location: Caprivi: Near Ngoma: in Terminalia sericea woodland.
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Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724D3
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Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Herb; Notes: Small, bushy, annual herb, up to 30 cm high. Stem basally slightly woody, densely branched, dark brown to green-brown with dense white velutinous indumentum. Leaves alternate, paripinnate; stipules paired, linear, acutely tapering, 6 mm long; petiole short, 5 mm long, stout, densely pubescent; rhachis 2 - 6 cm long, straight to ascending apically bearing 40 pinna pairs; lamina lanceolate in broad outline; pinna somewhat falcate, 4-5 x 1-1.5 mm, apex apiculate, base oblique, folded closed along midrib, yellow-green with dense, short, white, curly indumentum. Flowers solitary, axillary, 7 mm in diameter; petals 5, free, pale yellow, obovate; sepals 5, greenish, densely pubescent. Pod flattened, elongate, apiculate, up to 30 x 4 x 1mm.
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: 94606: Chamaecrista mimosoides., retrieved 29 September 2023

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