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

[FZ]

Sapindaceae, A. W. Exell. Flora Zambesiaca 2:2. 1966

Morphology General Habit
Shrub up to 2·5 m. tall; branchlets pale-coloured, pubescent when young and usually rather tardily glabrescent.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 3-foliolate; petiole up to 7 cm. long, densely pubescent; leaflets subequal or the terminal one up to twice as long as the lateral ones; petiolules up to 12 mm. long in the terminal leaflet but usually much shorter in the sometimes subsessile lateral ones; lamina of terminal leaflet up to 15 × 7 cm., elliptic, thinly papyraceous, rather shortly pubescent on both surfaces, minutely glandular beneath and with rather inconspicuous tufts of hairs in the axils of the lateral nerves, apex acute to rather blunt, margin usually rather sharply dentate or serrate and occasionally slightly lobed, base cuneate and sometimes narrowed towards its extremity; lateral nerves 6–9 pairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence 3–8 cm. long, usually unbranched, pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in few-flowered subsessile glomerules or in cymules with rhachis up to 3 mm. long; pedicels up to 2 mm. long, pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Outer sepals 1·8 × 2 mm., very broadly transversely elliptic, inner 1·2 × 1·1 mm., subcircular, concave, all minutely pubescent with minutely ciliate margins.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 1·2 × 1 mm., spathulate.
Note
Sexual organs immature.

Native to:

Mozambique

Allophylus mossambicensis Exell appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 38: 107 (1964)

Accepted by

  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1966). Flora Zambesiaca 2(2): 353-653. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

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