Details of record no: 94365

Strophanthus kombe Oliv.

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Record details:

Date: 13 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):S Kruger
Location: Caprivi: 7 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from National Road.
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Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724C3
Grid reference:
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Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Shrub; Notes: Shrub, up to 1 m high. Stems profusely branched from base; bark purplish-brown with cream-coloured longitudinal fissures, transverse ridges at nodes; young branchlets red-brown with dense, short, white pubescent indumentum. Leaves opposite (appearing clustered on compressed dwarf shoots), simple; petiole short, 1-2 mm long, adaxially grooved, stout, slightly curved, with dense white velutinous indumentum; lamina obovate to elliptic, apex acute to minutely apiculate, occasionally notched, base cuneate to decurrent, margin entire to sinuate, 2.5 - 6 x 1 - 2.5 cm, adaxially bright green, densely velutinous, abaxially dull pale green, densely velutinous, midrib prominent, soft and velvety to the touch. Flowers past. Fruit a bilobed follicle, borne perpendicular to main axis; each lobe cylindrical-cuneate, 18 cm long, 1.5 cm at base tapering to apex, soft and leathery, purplish-brown with white lenticular markings, constricted at junction of 2 mericarps, with fine yellowish flocculose indumentum.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.875000, 24.125000
Location Accuracy Code: 4

Map of species record

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Individual record no: 94365: Strophanthus kombe., retrieved 22 September 2023

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