Warburgia salutaris (G.Bertol.) Chiov.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Zimbabwe to KwaZulu-Natal.

[FZ]

Canellaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora Zambesiaca 7:4. 1990

Morphology General Habit
Tree or shrub 4–10(18) m. tall with rough mottled grey bark, red on inner side; branches striate and lenticellate.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 4.5–11 x 1.5–2.5 cm., oblong to oblong-lanceolate or elliptic, acute at the apex, cuneate at the base, shiny above, paler beneath, densely pellucid-dotted; petiole 2–5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers solitary or in short 3-flowered cymes; peduncle 2–3 mm. long; bracts 0.5 mm. long, deciduous leaving conspicuous scars; pedicels c. 1.5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 2 x 3 mm., minutely ciliate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals: outer 4–5 x 3 mm., obovate, concave, subcoriaceous; inner yellow, 4 x 1.5 mm. spathulate, thinner.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Staminal tube 3–4 mm. long; anthers 1.5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 3 mm. long; ovules 15–20.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits reddish-blue, 2–3 x 1.5–2.5 cm.; pericarp coriaceous, wrinkled; seeds several, flattened.

Native to:

KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Zimbabwe

Warburgia salutaris (G.Bertol.) Chiov. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mavi, S. [1467], Zimbabwe K000049798 No
Codd, L.E. [8733], South Africa K000049800 No
Venter, F. [8507], South Africa K000049801 No
Callum, J.M. [15483], South Africa K000049807 No
Schyff, H.P.v.d. [5503], South Africa K000049805 No
Ward, C.J. [3067], South Africa K000049802 No
Schyff, H.P.v.d. [5196], South Africa K000049806 No
Ward, C.J. [3004], South Africa K000049803 No
Mavi, S. [1467], Zimbabwe K000049799 No

First published in Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 44: 683 (1937)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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