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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mozambique to S. Africa.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Much-branched shrub 0·6–3 m. tall, or small tree; branches brownish-red, cylindric, shortly pilose or puberulous when young, later glabrescent, densely leafy.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate to subverticillate; petiole generally short (0·3–1·2 cm.), dorsally convex, slightly canaliculate on the upper surface, densely puberulous to glabrescent; lamina concolorous to very discolorous, 2–12·5 × 0·6–3·8(5) cm., oblong or elliptic, usually obtuse or truncate, sometimes acute, and mucronate at the apex, a little narrowed towards the base, with somewhat thickened and ± undulate margin, from membranous to subcoriaceous, sericeous or with hairs only on the nerves above, also sericeous on the under surface (covered by short appressed whitish or very pale yellowish hairs); midrib impressed to raised above and very prominent below, covered by hairs like those of the lamina to glabrescent; lateral nerves very slender, impressed above, somewhat raised and very conspicuous below; reticulation not or barely visible.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Panicles axillary and terminal, usually lax, from few- to many-flowered, with axis and branches puberulous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-segments 2–2·25 mm. long, lanceolate-triangular, acute, puberulous outside.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 3 × 1·5 mm., obtuse, rounded and flat at the apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Drupe black, somewhat shining, up to 7 × 11 mm., transversely ellipsoid, compressed.

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland

Ozoroa paniculosa (Sond.) R.Fern. & A.Fern. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 38: 167 (1965)

Accepted by

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

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/
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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