Deinbollia nyasica Exell

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Common names:
Frequency: Rare
Status: Native
Large tree with branchlets yellowish tomentose. Leaves pinnate with 3-5 pairs of leaflets, c. 20 cm long; petiole 3-7 cm; rhachis densely yellow pubescent-tomentose. Leaflets elliptic, 14-16 cm long, somewhat leathery, hairless above, sparsely pubescent beneath. Inflorescences terminal or axillary, up to 25 cm long, yellowish hairy. Mature flowers not seen, probably white.
Notes: Only known from the type specimen. It is closest to Deinbollia nyikensis (now considered synonymous with D. borbonica). Differences are in leaf reticulation, texture and calyx size but flowers were immature in the only specimen known of this taxon.
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Habitat: Near a stream; ecology unknown.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from Cholo, Malawi.
Malawi distribution: S
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Exell, A.W. (1966). Sapindaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Page 522.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Deinbollia nyasica
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Deinbollia nyasica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Deinbollia nyasica
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Deinbollia nyasica
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Deinbollia nyasica
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Deinbollia nyasica
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Deinbollia nyasica
JSTOR Plant Science: Deinbollia nyasica
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Deinbollia nyasica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Deinbollia nyasica
Plants of the World Online: Deinbollia nyasica
Tropicos: Deinbollia nyasica
Wikipedia: Deinbollia nyasica

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Deinbollia nyasica., retrieved 27 July 2021

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