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

[FZ]

Tiliaceae, H. Wild. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

Morphology General Habit
Shrub or small tree up to 4 m. tall; young branches with a dense tufted golden-stellate tomentum.
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-lamina up to 11 × 14 cm., subcircular or oblate in outline, deeply 3–9-lobed or some branches with narrowly elliptic undivided leaves; lobes 8 × 2 cm., narrowly elliptic, apex acute, margin serrate, green and rugose above, densely and shortly white-tomentose below, nerves and veins prominent below, reticulate; petiole up to 7 cm. long; stipules up to 2 × 0·6 cm., persistent, oblong-lanceolate, acute at the apex, densely and shortly tomentose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences of dense, terminal or leaf-opposed, leafless cymes; peduncles up to 1 cm. long, densely stellate-tomentose; pedicels similar, up to 4 mm. long; bracts caducous, oblong-elliptic, apex acute, entire or 1–2-dentate, shortly and densely grey-tomentose on both sides.
Morphology General Buds
Flower-buds cylindric, widened below, densely golden-tomentose outside, crowned with apical horns up to 4 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals up to 2 × 0·3 cm., linear, widened below, apex acuminate, glabrous within.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals yellow, clawed; blade 7 × 9 mm., circular or oblate, rounded at the apex; claw c. 5 mm, long, tomentose at the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androgynophore
Androgynophore 1 mm. long, with 5 reniform glands; annulus undulate and ciliate at the margin.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens c. 40, filaments 15 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary globose, villous, 5–7-locular; stylec.13 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit up to 3 cm. in diam. including the aculei, globose, woody, indehiscent; aculei c. 3·5 mm. long, very numerous, collected into conical fascicles, minutely stellate-tomentose.

Native to:

Zambia

Triumfetta grandistipulata Wild appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Fanshawe, D.B. [2959], Zambia K000242121 holotype

First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 32: 49 (1958)

Accepted by

  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. 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