Cordia ellenbeckii Gürke ex Vaupel
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Cordia ellenbeckii Gürke ex Vaupel. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000620448. Accessed on: 30 Oct 2020'

Morphology

Male: Calyx very narrowly funnel-shaped, 11 mm. long with irregular short lobes 1–2 mm. long, with short spreading white hairs and pale fulvous tomentum outside. Corolla cream, glabrous; tube subcylindrical, 1.5 cm. long, ± widened above to 2.5 mm. at throat; lobes oblong, 5–6 mm. long, 3.5 mm. wide, entire or 2–3-fid (natural?); anthers just exserted from tube, the free parts of the filaments very short; rudimentary ovary ± 1 mm. long with no style.

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    Flowers unisexual, rather fragrant, opening in the evening; ♂ flowers in 5–6-flowered inflorescences, sometimes appearing terminal but in forks of branches; ♀ flowers solitary.

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    Leaves often on very short shoots, almost round, obovate or oblong, 0.8–3 cm. long, 0.4–2.5 cm. wide, rounded to ± acute at the apex, narrowed at base into the petiole, margin crenate-undulate to irregularly dentate, often densely velvety when young, later both sides pubescent-tomentose, white beneath but with yellow brown hairs on the venation, not or only slightly rough at first but more distinctly so at maturity; petiole 1–5 mm. long.

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    Shrubs 1–5 m. tall with dark grey bark; young branches sparsely pubescent or villous but soon glabrous.

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    Fig. 4/5, p.16.

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    Fruit translucent orange, ± globose, 1.2 cm. diameter, obscurely ribbed, in a cup 1.6 cm. wide 6 mm. tall, subsessile.

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    Female with calyx similar but wider, 9 mm. long, 5.5 mm. wide, with irregular teeth 1–2 mm. long; corolla-lobes 6 mm. long, 2 mm. wide. Anthers just exserted on very short filaments. Ovary ovoid, 2.5 mm. long. Styles ± 9 mm. long; stigmatic branches ± 5 mm. long, exserted.

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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    International Union for Conservation of Nature
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    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
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    Global Tree Search
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    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
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    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    https://www.iucnredlist.org/
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
    • F See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use