Mammea usambarensis Verdc.
  • Kew Bull.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Mammea usambarensis Verdc. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001296196. Accessed on: 21 Nov 2019'

Morphology

Fruits pale green or almost yellowish when mature, subglobose, 4–6.5 cm. long, 3.5–7 cm. wide, very distinctly acuminate-mammate at the apex, ± flattened below around junction of pedicel which is 2–3.3 cm. long; pyrenes brown, ± 1/2-globose, 3.7–4 cm. long, 3.7–4.5 cm. wide, 2–2.2 cm. thick, the wall thin, covered with ± obscure anastomosing ribs which become very evident and raised when dry.

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    Male flowers up to ± 6 per node; pedicels ± 1 cm. long; calyx pale green, splitting into 2 very concave sepals 7.5 mm. long, 6 mm. wide if not flattened out; petals 4, white, ovate, 1 cm. long, 7 mm. wide; stamens exceeding 100, the filaments cream, ± 4 mm. long; anthers deep yellow.

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    Female flowers not seen.

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    Leaves drying yellow-green; blades narrowly to broadly oblong-elliptic, 13.5–29 cm. long, 6.4–9 cm. wide, acuminate or abnormally rounded at the apex, cuneate at the base, coriaceous; petiole 1.1–1.4 cm. long.

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    Tree to 24 m. tall and girth attaining over 6 m., with a clean straight bole and a rounded crown; bark brownish grey or reddish brown, smooth or obscurely flaking into fairly thick irregular flakes; slash red, slowly exuding a pale yellow gummy latex.

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    Calophyllaceae
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    International Union for Conservation of Nature
    https://www.iucn.org/
    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
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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.
    • E See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use
    Global Tree Assessment
    http://www.bgci.org/
    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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