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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Angola to N. Botswana.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Shrub or small tree up to 3 m. tall; branches dark brown, terete, striate, glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves from alternate (the lowest) to approximate or verticillate (the uppermost); petiole 1·5–4 cm. long, slender, usually c. 1 mm. in diam., glabrous or sparsely and shortly appressed-pubescent; lamina green and shining above (olive-green to brownish-green when dried), glabrous above, silvery-sericeous below, broadly elliptic (2·7–9 × 1·5–5·5 cm.) or subcircular (3–6·5 cm. in diam.), rounded and emarginate or shortly apiculate or mucronate (mucro 1–2 mm. long) at the apex, rounded or somewhat acute at the base, chartaceous; midrib slightly raised above, very prominent beneath; lateral nerves very slender, in 20–30 pairs 1–3 mm. apart, straight, at an angle of 70°–80° with the midrib, slightly prominent and lighter in colour than the lamina above, a little more raised and yellowish beneath; reticulation not visible.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences terminal and axillary (1–2 per axil), many-flowered, with the axis and branches minutely and sparsely appressed-pilose; pedicels c. 2·5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-segments 1·2–1·3 mm. long, ovate-triangular.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals whitish, 2·8–3 mm. long, oblong, obtuse and flat at the apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Drupe black, shining, 7–9 × 10–12 mm., reniform.

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Caprivi Strip, Namibia, Zambia

Ozoroa longipes (Engl. & Gilg) R.Fern. & A.Fern. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 1998 Baum, H. [512], Angola K000423283
Jan 1, 1977 Menezes, A. [1376], Angola K000282654
Jan 1, 1977 Menezes, A. [1174], Angola K000282655
Nov 24, 1964 White, F. [2005], Zambia K000282657
Wild, H. [7052], Botswana K000282649
Winter, B. de [3855], Namibia K000282650
Fanshawe, D.B. [F7009], Zambia K000282656
Winter, B. de [4466], Namibia K000282651
Hilbert, E. [125], Namibia K000282652
Dinter, M.K. [7195], Angola K000282653
Fanshawe, D.B. [7009], Zambia K000282658

First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 38: 159 (1965)

Accepted by

  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1966). Flora Zambesiaca 2(2): 353-653. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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

  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1966). Flora Zambesiaca 2(2): 353-653. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.

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