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False Porcupine Bush

Pyrostria bibracteata (Baker) Cavaco

Description

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Shrub or small tree. Leaves opposite, more or less broadly elliptic, up to 13.5 cm long, stiffly papery or somewhat leathery, hairless, sometimes with hairtuft domatia below; margin entire. Flowers in up to 30-flowered umbels, yellowish-cream, small. Fruit round, 5-8 mm in diameter, yellow when ripe, edible.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Pyrostria bibracteata (Baker) Cavaco Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156060
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
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Worldwide distribution

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Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and the Seychelles.
license
cc-by-nc
copyright
Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Pyrostria bibracteata (Baker) Cavaco Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156060
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe