Lannea fruticosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl.
  • Nat. Pflanzenfam.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Lannea fruticosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001051193. Accessed on: 31 Oct 2020'

Morphology

A savannah tree, to 25 ft. high

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    Young parts with reddish floccose indumentum

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    Flowers yellow

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    Savanna tree or shrub 3–10(–12) m. high; bark rough, deeply longitudinally fissured when old; branchlets rough, with thick lenticels, glabrescent.

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    Drupe oblong-ellipsoid, 7–9 mm. long, 4–5(–7) mm. in diameter, glabrous.

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    Inflorescence of axillary, stout and congested racemes, simple or 1–3-branched near the base, 2–12 cm. long, reddish pubescent with stellate hairs; bracts ovate, 1.5–2 mm. long; flowers subsessile.

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    Leaves clustered at the ends of the branchlets, 11–15(– 17)-foliolate; rachis 15–26 cm. long, subcylindric, glabrous or rarely with a few hairs; petiolule of lateral leaflets 0–2 mm. long, terminal one 1–2.5 cm. long, leaflets ± falcate, lanceolate or lanceolate-elliptic, 3–11 cm. long, 1–4 cm. broad, narrowly acuminate to obtuse or acute at the apex, rounded or subcordate and somewhat unequal-sided at the base, margin entire, papyraceous, discolorous, sparsely puberulent but later glabrous; midrib and lateral nerves prominent beneath; reticulation also conspicuous beneath.

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    Petals oblong-elliptic 3–4 mm. long, 1.7–2 mm. broad, glabrous, yellow.

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    Calyx-lobes ovate, 1–1.5 mm. long, pubescent outside, ciliate along the margin.

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    Ecology

    In arid regions.

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     Information From

    Anacardiaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
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    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FWTA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
    • C The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    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.
    • E Botanic Gardens Conservation International