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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Botswana to Namibia.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Shrub with cylindrical greyish branches; branchlets, petioles and panicles puberulous or ± hispidulous.
Morphology Leaves Petiole
Petiole 0·5–1·2 cm. long, slightly canaliculate or marginate above.
Morphology Leaves Leaflets
Leaflets concolorous to subconcolorous, membranous to subcoriaceous, and ± sparsely hairy on both surfaces, with the margin slightly crenate in the upper part, the median one 2–4·5 × 1–1·8 cm., ovate or oblong, rounded at the apex, ± cuneate at the base, the lateral ones c. 2/3 the size of the median one and a little asymmetric at the base; midrib raised on both surfaces; lateral nerves slender, sometimes prominulous, venation not visible.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Axillary panicles shorter than the leaves, the terminal ones a little longer.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-segments c. 0·5 mm. long, ovate, puberulous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals c. 1·25 mm. long, oblong, obtuse.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Drupe cinnamon-coloured, c. 4 mm. in diam., compressed-subquadrate, glabrous.

Native to:

Botswana, Caprivi Strip, Namibia

Searsia marlothii (Engl.) Moffett appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Marloth [1397], South Africa Rhus marlothii K000422994
Lindner [s.n.], South Africa Rhus marlothii K000422995

First published in Bothalia 37: 170 (2007)

Accepted by

  • Mannheimer, C.A. & Curtis, B.A. (eds.) (2009). Le Roux and Müller's field guide to the trees and shrubs of Namibia, rev. ed.: 1-525. Macmillan Education Namibia, Windhoek.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mannheimer, C.A. & Curtis, B.A. (eds.) (2009). Le Roux and Müller's field guide to the trees and shrubs of Namibia, rev. ed.: 1-525. Macmillan Education Namibia, Windhoek.
  • 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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