Lannea schimperi (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl.

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Synonyms: Lannea schimperi (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl. var. stolzii (Engl. & Brehmer) R. Fern. & A. Fern.
Odina schimperi Hochst. ex A. Rich.
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Status: Native
Notes: Based on advice from Meg Coates Palgrave and the practice of the African Plants Database, we have sunk the two varieties, var. schimperi and var. stolzii.
Derivation of specific name: schimperi: named after Wilhelm Schimper, explorer and collector, particularly in Ethiopia.
Habitat: Various types of woodland, sometimes on termite mounds.
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in Tropical Africa.
Malawi distribution: S
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 478. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 21.

Fernandes, R. & A. (1966). Anacardiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Pages 560 - 561. As Lannea schimperi schimperi & L. schimperi stolzii

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 37.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Lannea schimperi
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lannea schimperi
African Plant Database: Lannea schimperi
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lannea schimperi
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Wikipedia: Lannea schimperi

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Lannea schimperi., retrieved 25 April 2024

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