Atalaya alata (Sim) H.M.L.Forbes
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Atalaya alata (Sim) H.M.L.Forbes. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000555358. Accessed on: 31 Oct 2020'

Morphology

Inflorescence a terminal paniculate thyrse, c. 12 cm. long.

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    Leaves up to 15 cm. long; petiole 2–3 cm. long, minutely pubescent; rhachis minutely pubescent, ridged or sometimes very narrowly winged; leaflets 5–7-jugate; petiolules 1–2 mm. long; leaflet-lamina up to 6 × 1·5–1·8 cm., narrowly elliptic to narrowly ovate, elliptic, oblique (especially at the base), thinly papyraceous to papyraceous, nearly glabrous above, sparsely minutely pubescent beneath, apex rounded or blunt, margin shallowly serrate especially towards the apex, base obliquely cuneate; lateral nerves c. 12 pairs.

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    Tree; branchlets minutely pubescent, soon glabrescent.

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    Petals 2·5 × 2 mm., broadly triangular, pilose, margins incurved at the base to form a pouch-like scale.

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    Disk 2·5 mm. in diam., glabrous.

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    Flowers white, in cymules with peduncles up to 5 mm. long; pedicels 1–1·5 mm. long, nearly glabrous.

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    Sepals 1·5–3 × 1·5–2·5 mm., very unequal in size, elliptic to subcircular, ciliate.

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    Stamens with filaments 3·5 mm. long, pilose towards the base, and apiculate anthers 1·2 mm. long.

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    Fruit a 2(3)-winged samara; wing laterally elongated, 1·2 × 3 cm., glabrous.

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    Tree, up to 4 m high. Leaves paripinnate, leaflets 5-7-jugate, narrowly elliptic to narrowly ovate, oblique (especially at base), papyraceous, discolorous. Flowers cream.

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    Habitat

    Bushveld.

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      Bibliography

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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
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    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
    • B All Rights Reserved
    Global Tree Search
    https://tools.bgci.org/global_tree_search.php
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • C Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    Sapindaceae
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).