Details of record no: 94688

Peltophorum africanum Sond.

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Record details:

Date: 10 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Habitat: in Terminalia sericea woodland.
Location: Caprivi: Near Ngoma.
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, 8 m high. Stems grey-brown. Branches mostly descending, young branchlets with dense rust-brown velutinous indumentum. Leaves alternate, paripinnate-bipinnately decompound. Petiole slender, abaxially grooved, bulbous at base, yellowish, densely pubescent, 20 - 45 mm long; rhachis as for petiole, 60 mm long, bearing mostly 4 pairs of rhachillae. Rhachillae as for petiole, 60 - 70 mm long, slightly curved to straight, bearing 12 - 22 pinnule pairs, extending beyond apical pair. Lamina ovate in broad outline, 130 x 70 mm. Pinna narrowly ovate in broad outline, slightly falcate, 70 x 12 mm. Pinnules paired, ovate, apex minutely acuminate, base rounded, slightly oblique, shortly stalked, 7 x 3 mm, margin entire grey-green, abaxially darker, smooth, glabrous, abaxially minutely pubescent, midrib conspicuous. Flowers past. Fruit a pod, flattened, ellipsoid, 80 x 20 mm, yellow-green with dense ferruginous indumentum, canaliculate, often pendulous.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.875000, 24.575000
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: 94688: Peltophorum africanum., retrieved 29 September 2023

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