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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to Zambia.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Suflrutex with stems arising from a fleshy to woody rootstock; stems brown or reddish-brown, up to 0·3–0·9 m. tall, cylindric in the lower part, subangulate-furrowed in the upper part, striate, sparsely to ± densely hairy, the hairs appressed to ± patent, short, weak, whitish to yellowish.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate or opposite to verticillate, upright; petiole yellowish, pubescent, 1–8 mm. long, furrowed; lamina discolorous, dull or somewhat shining, olive-green or reddish, (4·2) 7–14 × 2–6 cm., oblong-elliptic or oblong-obovate, rounded or refuse and mucronate at the apex, with ± thickened and ± undulate margin, narrowed at the base, subcoriaceous to coriaceous, glabrous or minutely puberulous above, ± whitish-sericeous beneath (densely covered on the lamina by white minute appressed hairs either single or mixed, mainly on the lateral nerves, with sparser longer yellowish ones); midrib not or only slightly prominent above, much raised and minutely pubescent or with rather long hairs beneath; lateral nerves 3–5(7) mm. apart, prominulous and lighter than the lamina above, very prominent below, somewhat oblique to the midrib and arcuate; reticulation not visible.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences terminal and axillary, 1–2 cm. long, congested, with appressed-minutely-pilose axis and branches.
sex Male
Maleflowers: calyx-segments c. 2 mm. long, ovate-lanceolate, acute, appressed-pilose outside; petals whitish, c. 3 mm. long, oblong, obtuse, densely appressed-pilose outside.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Female flowers: pedicels up to 1 mm. long; calyx-segments whitish, 2–2·5 mm. long, ovate-lanceolate, acute, pilose; petals oblong, obtuse, externally appressed-pilose, with inflexed apex. Maleflowers: calyx-segments c. 2 mm. long, ovate-lanceolate, acute, appressed-pilose outside; petals whitish, c. 3 mm. long, oblong, obtuse, densely appressed-pilose outside.
sex Female
Female flowers: pedicels up to 1 mm. long; calyx-segments whitish, 2–2·5 mm. long, ovate-lanceolate, acute, pilose; petals oblong, obtuse, externally appressed-pilose, with inflexed apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Drupe black, shining, 7–10 × 9–12 mm., transversely ellipsoid.

Native to:

Zambia, Zaïre

Ozoroa marginata (Van der Veken) R.Fern. & A.Fern. appears in other Kew resources:

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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1966). Flora Zambesiaca 2(2): 353-653. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

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