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This species is accepted, and its native range is Zambia.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Suffrutex up to 2·1 m. tall; stems simple, brownish, cylindric in the lower, striate in the upper portion, sparsely lenticellate, densely and shortly appressed-hairy.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate or subopposite; petiole 10–12 mm. long, canaliculate above, densely and shortly appressed-hairy; lamina discolorous (green and shortly appressed-hairy above, whitish-sericeous with short appressed hairs beneath), 4·5–8 × 2·5–4·5 cm., elliptic or obovate, roundish or emarginate, sometimes mucronate at the apex, thickened at the yellowish almost flat margin, cuneate at the base; midrib yellowish, raised above nearly to the apex, very prominent below; lateral nerves raised above, very prominent beneath, shortly appressed-hairy, somewhat arcuate, 2–3·5 mm. apart; reticulation raised above and ± concealed by the indumentum beneath.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Male panicle 20 × 7 cm., leafy at the base, with the axis sulcate and shortly appressed-hairy; bracts up to 2 mm. long, linear, dorsally hairy; pedicels up to 2 mm. long.
sex Male
Male panicle 20 × 7 cm., leafy at the base, with the axis sulcate and shortly appressed-hairy; bracts up to 2 mm. long, linear, dorsally hairy; pedicels up to 2 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-segments 2–2·75 × 1–1·75 mm., ovate to broadly ovate, dorsally hairy.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals c. 3 × 1·5 mm., broadly elliptic, with a triangular inflexed apex, dorsally appressed-hairy.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Filaments
Filaments 1·5 mm. long; anthers c. 1 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk c. 1·5 mm. in diam., crenate, with a vestigial 3-lobulate gynoecium.

Native to:

Zambia

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

First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 38: 181 (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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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