Xanthocercis zambesiaca (Baker) Dumaz-le-Grand

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Xanthocercis zambesiaca

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Nyanyadzi, Save Valley

Xanthocercis zambesiaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nyanyadzi, Save Valley

Xanthocercis zambesiaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River

Xanthocercis zambesiaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River

Xanthocercis zambesiaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River

Xanthocercis zambesiaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near the viewing platform, Masuma Dam, Hwange NP

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Synonyms: Pseudocadia zambesiaca (Baker) Harms
Common names: Nyala berry (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Large evergreen tree with an elegant rounded crown. Leaves imparipinnate with subopposite or alternate leaflets. Leaflets elliptic, dark green and glossy above; paler below; margin entire. Flowers in axillary and terminal short sprays, white, rose-scented, not typically pea-shaped. Fruit unusual for this family, berry-like, yellowish-brown when ripe
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: zambesiaca: of the Zambezi region
Habitat: In alluvial soils and flood plain areas along hot river valleys.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Sep - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Limpopo and Mpumalanga, South Africa
Mozambique distribution: T,MS,M
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Sunday 21 September 2008
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Other sources of information about Xanthocercis zambesiaca:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Xanthocercis zambesiaca | cultivated Xanthocercis zambesiaca
Flora of Zambia: Xanthocercis zambesiaca

External websites:

African Plant Database: Xanthocercis zambesiaca
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Xanthocercis zambesiaca
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Xanthocercis zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Xanthocercis zambesiaca
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Xanthocercis zambesiaca
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Xanthocercis zambesiaca
Ispot Southern Africa : Xanthocercis zambesiaca
JSTOR Plant Science: Xanthocercis zambesiaca
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Xanthocercis zambesiaca
Tropicos: Xanthocercis zambesiaca
West African Plants database: Xanthocercis zambesiaca


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings, Stefaan Dondeyne and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P., Dondeyne, S. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Xanthocercis zambesiaca.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131230, retrieved 22 December 2014

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