Details of record no: 94707

Solanum tettense Klotzsch
var. renschii (Vatke) A.E. Gonç.

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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.
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Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724D3
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Shrub; Notes: Shrub, 1.5 m high. Branches green-brown with white floccose indumentum especially conspicuous on young branchlets which also bear dense, pale brown, stellate indumentum and scattered, straight prickles. Leaves spirally arranged, simple; petiole slender, adaxially grooved, yellow-green, 10-20 mm long, curved, densely pubescent; lamina ovate, apex acute, base rounded but oblique, margin entire, sinuate, 30-55 x 12-20 mm, dull yellowish olive-green with dense brownish, stellate hairs on both surfaces tending to become adaxially glabrate, venation abaxially prominent, yellowish, furry to the touch. Flowers past. Fruit a berry in axillary, scorpioid cymes, usually 2-3/cluster, globose, fleshy, up to 1 cm in diameter, shiny, orange-red when mature, poisonous. Sepals 4, fused, persistent at fruit base. Seeds many, cream-coloured, flattened, discoidal, 2-3 mm in diameter, embedded in fleshy pulp.
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: 94707: Solanum tettense., retrieved 29 September 2023

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