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This variety is accepted, and its native range is S. Mozambique to S. Africa.

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

Morphology General Habit
Shrub or small tree up to 9 m. tall.
Morphology Branches
Branches cylindric, fulvous-ochraceous, densely villous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 3-foliolate (occasionally 4- or 5-foliolate); petiole 1–1·5 cm. long, subterete; leaflets somewhat discolorous (when dried dull-brown on the upper surface, reddish-brown or yellowish-brown below), subcoriaceous, villous with ± patent hairs, entire or sometimes crenate or dentate in the upper part; median leaflet 2·5–4·5 × 1·4–2·2 cm., ovate or obovate-cuneate, rounded, obtuse or subacute at the apex; lateral leaflets c. 2/3 as long as the median one, symmetric or slightly asymmetric at the base; midrib and the arcuate lateral nerves visible, but slightly or not at all raised on the upper surface, rather prominent on the lower; tertiary nerves and reticulation distinct.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Panicles many-branched and multiflorous, pubescent, the axillary ones as long as the leaves or longer, the terminal ones much longer; pedicels 0·5–0·75 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-segments c. 0·5 mm. long, ovate, obtuse, hairy.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 1–1·25 mm. long, oblong.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Drupe cream-coloured or reddish, c. 3 mm. in diam., subglobose.

Native to:

Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland

Searsia rehmanniana var. glabrata (Sond.) Moffett appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Ecklon [1100], South Africa Rhus macowanii K000423165
Ecklon [1100], South Africa Rhus macowanii K000423166

First published in Bothalia 37: 172 (2007)

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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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