Dichapetalum zambesianum Torre
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Dichapetalum zambesianum Torre. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000645507. Accessed on: 17 Jan 2021'

Morphology

Fruit c. 2 cm. long, subglobose, densely and shortly whitish-tomentellous.

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    Inflorescence a many-flowered axillary cyme, shortly pedunculate; peduncle 3–6 mm. long; pedicels c. 1 mm. long, articulated at the base of the calyx.

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    Sepals c. 4 mm. long, oblong, tomentose.

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    An erect or scandent shrub; young branches sparsely pubescent, later glabrous; bark longitudinally striate, lenticellate.

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    Leaf-lamina 7–15 × 3·5–6 cm., glabrous on both surfaces, chartaceous, oblong-elliptic, obtuse to acute at the apex, rounded at the base; lateral nerves 7–9 pairs, slightly conspicuous above, prominent below; petiole 5–10 mm. long and c. 2 mm. diam., sparsely pubescent, later glabrescent; stipules c. 2 mm. long, subulate, caducous.

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    Ovary tomentose; style c. 4·5 mm. long, pubescent, apex glabrous, shortly 3-lobed.

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    Petals c. 4 mm. long, with pubescent claw, glabrous at the apex, 2-lobed.

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    Stamens c. 4 mm. long.

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     Information From

    Dichapetalaceae
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