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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Zambia.

[FZ]

Anacardiaceae, Rosette Fernandes and A. Fernandes. Flora Zambesiaca 2:2. 1966

Habit
Suffrutex with upright stems up to 0·9 m. tall arising from a long horizontal woody rhizome; stems unbranched or ± branched, cinnamon-brownish, cylindric, striate, very shortly puberulous, more densely so in the upper parts.
Petiole
Petiole 1·5–5·5 cm. long, canaliculate and inconspicuously to distinctly winged above, puberulous to glabrescent.
Leaflets
Leaflets subconcolorous to discolorous, thinly membranous when young, the oldest ones papyraceous to subcoriaceous (sometimes coriaceous), glabrous or very sparsely hispid and densely lepidote mainly in the juvenile state, the scales roundish, appressed, whitish to ferruginous; median leaflet 7–10 × 2–3·5 cm., lanceolate, rhombic to obovate, obtuse or acute and mucronate at the apex, cuneate at the base, the lateral ones oblong to ovate, obtuse, a little to very asymmetric at the base; lateral nerves and venation very conspicuous, prominent on the under surface.
Inflorescences
Panicle terminal and axillary, lax, pauciflorous, hispidulous; flowers subsessile.
Calyx
Calyx-segments 0·5 mm. long, ovate-lanceolate, subobtuse, lepidote.
Corolla
Petals 1 mm. long, ovate-oblong, obtuse.
Fruits
Drupe brownish-red, shining, c. 4 mm. in diam., globose, glabrous.

Native to:

Zambia

Searsia fanshawei (R.Fern. & A.Fern.) Moffett appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 11, 1963 Fanshawe, D. B. [F4767], Zambia Rhus fanshawei K000423183 holotype

First published in Bothalia 37: 168 (2007)

Accepted by

  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1966). Flora Zambesiaca 2(2): 353-653. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1966). Flora Zambesiaca 2(2): 353-653. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca
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