Cussonia zimmermannii Harms
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Cussonia zimmermannii Harms. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000933680. Accessed on: 28 Feb 2021'

Morphology

Leaflets 5–7(9), up to 10(25) × 4(8) cm., sessile, chartaceous, glabrous or with a few scattered hairs, oblanceolate (to lanceolate) or ovate (to obovate); apex long-acuminate; base cuneate to narrowly cuneate (sometimes almost creating the impression of a distinct petiole); margins crenate-serrate to subentire.

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    Inflorescence a group of up to 12 spike-like racemes, up to 35 cm. long in fruit.

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    Tree up to 20(45) m. high.

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    Leaves digitately compound; petioles glabrous, commonly up to 20 cm. long but lengths of 53 cm. have been recorded.

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    Stylopodium well developed, broadly conical; styles short, with shortly recurved stigmatic surfaces.

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    Flowers distinctly pedicellate, pedicels 3–5 mm.

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    Fruit hemispherical, up to 6 mm. long, glabrous to very slightly puberulous.

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    Base of racemes densely clothed with overlapping bracts; floral bracts lanceolate (to ovate).

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    A tree to 45 m. tall with greenish-grey fissured bark.

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    Fruits up to 6 mm. long, usually obconical to hemispherical, glabrous or puberulous.

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    Fig. 3/5, p. 10.

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    Leaves digitately compound; petiole up to 53.5 cm. long and 5 mm. diameter, but generally considerably smaller, glabrous apart from some crisped hairs in stipular region and at junction with leaflets; leaflets 5–7(–9), sessile, chartaceous to coriaceous, lanceolate to oblanceolate, narrowly ovate and narrowly obovate, up to 25 cm. long by 8 cm. wide, but generally considerably less, caudate to acute (very rarely emarginate), with a narrowly cuneate to much attenuated base (occasionally base only a winged petiolule of up to 12 mm. long), with crenate to subentire margins, glabrous above, glabrous to slightly puberulous beneath.

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    Flowering spikes up to about 12 together, up to 34 cm. long; floral bracts lanceolate to broadly ovate, up to 3.5 mm. long by up to 2 mm. wide, frequently much smaller, puberulous, sometimes glabrescent quite early on; base of spike-rhachis often clothed with larger, thicker overlapping sterile bracts.

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