Brachystegia stipulata De Wild.

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Brachystegia stipulata

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Brachystegia stipulata

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Kasanka National Park

Brachystegia stipulata

Photo: Mike Bingham
Kasanka National Park, Wasa Lodge

Brachystegia stipulata

Photo: Mike Bingham
North Luangwa National Park.

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Trees, mostly small, branchlets densely pubescent. Leaflets in 5−8(10) pairs, the middle pair largest. Stipules persistent. Flowers larger than in other Brachystegia species, stamens 12−18 (compare B. longifolia & B. allenii 10); filaments more than 20 mm long. Dormant axillary buds much flattened and sharply keeled, with stipular remnants.
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Flowering time:Sep - Nov
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Malawi distribution: C
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Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 86 - 106. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 247. (Includes a picture).

Smith, P. & Allen, Q. (2004). Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of the Miombo Woodlands Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ISBN 1 84246 073 0 Pages 108 - 109. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Brachystegia stipulata
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Brachystegia stipulata
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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: Brachystegia stipulata., retrieved 22 July 2024

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