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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania (Uluguru Mountains).

[FTEA]

Oleaceae, W. B. Turrill. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1952

Morphology General Habit
Tree 7–17 m. tall, the final branches terete or obscurely quadrangular, reddish-brown and then whitish-grey, with somewhat projecting lenticels.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves of mature trees with blades elliptic or broadly elliptic, very shortly cuspidate, 2–5 cm. long, 2–5 cm. broad, strongly coriaceous, with numerous adpressed scales on both surfaces but especially the lower.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Panicles terminal and axillary on the final branches.
Habitat
Upland dry evergreen forest and scattered tree grasslands; 2460–2500 m.
Distribution
T6 endemic on Uluguru Mts.

Native to:

Tanzania

Olea schliebenii Knobl. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 12: 199 (1934)

Accepted by

  • Green, P.S. (2006). World Checklist of Oleaceae Manuscript Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 393 (1949).
  • Knobl. in N.B.G-.B. 12: 199 (1934).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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/
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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