Deinbollia borbonica Scheff.

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Deinbollia borbonica

Photo: Warren McCleland
Rio Muacamula, Macomia District, Cabo Delgado.

Deinbollia borbonica

Photo: Warren McCleland
Rio Muacamula, Macomia District, Cabo Delgado.

Deinbollia borbonica

Photo: Warren McCleland
Rio Muacamula, Macomia District, Cabo Delgado.

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Synonyms: Deinbollia nyikensis Baker
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Status: Native
Tree with brownish hairy branches when young. Leaves c. 20 cm long, pinnate with 6-10 leaflets; leaflets subsessile, oblong-elliptic, up to 14 cm long, almost hairless above, sparsely pubescent beneath, rounded to subcordate at the base; margin entire; petiole up to 7 cm long. Inflorescences terminal or axillary, up to 20 cm long, brownish hairy. Flowers small white with c. 17 stamens. Fruit ellipsoid up to 18 mm long, brownish hairy.
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Malawi distribution: N
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Content last updated: Saturday 20 August 2016

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 532. (Includes a picture).

Exell, A.W. (1966). Sapindaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Page 522. Also as Deinbollia nyikensis

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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: Species information: Deinbollia borbonica., retrieved 23 March 2023

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