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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Zambia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Tree up to 6·5 m. tall, with cinnamon-coloured terete striate branches, the youngest ones shortly appressed-cinereous-pubescent, the oldest ones glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate or opposite or sub-3-verticillate; petiole 2·5–6·5 cm. long, dorsally convex, furrowed at the top, compressed and widened towards the base, glabrous and cinnamon-coloured or shortly appressed-pubescent and ± cinereous; lamina very discolorous when dried (olive-green, light green or yellow-green, shining and glabrous above, silvery-greenish-sericeous due to short dense appressed whitish hairs beneath), 6·5–17 × 1·9–4 cm., lanceolate-attenuate, very acute and usually falcate at the cuspidate apex, with the margin slightly thickened, usually rounded at the base, papyraceous or coriaceous; midrib impressed or a little raised above, very prominent beneath, lateral nerves slender, usually straight, at right angles to the midrib towards the leaf base, 2–6 mm. apart, forked just near the margin, ± raised on both surfaces; reticulation not or slightly impressed above and slightly raised beneath.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Panicles up to 15 × 10 cm., terminal, shorter than the leaves, with the axis and branches appressed-pubescent [mature flowers not seen].
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Drupe dark-brown to black, shining, up to 7 × 8·5 mm., subcircular in outline, compressed.

Native to:

Zambia

Ozoroa longepetiolata R.Fern. & A.Fern. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wild, H. [5774], Zimbabwe K000423193 isotype

First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 38: 158 (1965)

Accepted by

  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1966). Flora Zambesiaca 2(2): 353-653. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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