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This species is accepted, and its native range is Zimbabwe.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Shrub or small tree up to 4·2 m. tall, much branched, glabrous; young branches reddish, slender, slightly striate, flexuous, pendulous, sparsely lenticellate, the oldest ones greyish and also lenticellate.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves pendent, 3-foliolate; petiole reddish, very slender, up to 5 cm. long, canaliculate above; leaflets subconcolorous or slightly discolorous (when dried), membranous to papyraceous, linear-lanceolate or lanceolate, narrowing to an acute and mucronate apex, with the margin ± irregularly dentate-serrate, the teeth subfalcate and mucronulate, sometimes patent, cuneate at the base; median leaflet 4·5–12 × (0·3)1·5(2) cm., the lateral ones a little smaller; midrib narrow, prominulous on both surfaces; lateral nerves pro-minulous above, slightly impressed below, sometimes inconspicuous on both surfaces; reticulation not visible.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Panicles terminal and axillary, glabrous, lax, as long as or longer than the leaves, with the axis and branches slender; pedicels 1·5–3 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Male flowers: calyx-segments c. 0·5 mm. long, ovate, glabrous; petals c. 1·25 mm. long, ovate-oblong; filaments c. 0·5 mm. long; anthers c. 0·25 mm. long; disk 10-lobulate, c. 1 mm. in diam.
sex Male
Male flowers: calyx-segments c. 0·5 mm. long, ovate, glabrous; petals c. 1·25 mm. long, ovate-oblong; filaments c. 0·5 mm. long; anthers c. 0·25 mm. long; disk 10-lobulate, c. 1 mm. in diam.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Drupe dark-brownish, shining, 3 × 4·5 mm., subquadrate, compressed.

Native to:

Zimbabwe

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

First published in Bothalia 37: 173 (2007)

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
Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0