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Milk Pear

Inhambanella henriquesii

Description

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Medium-sized to large tree. Bark grey-brown, mottled, rough and scaly; milky latex present. Leaves spirally arranged, crowded at the ends of branches, broadly elliptic to obovate, 5-17 cm long, leathery, glossy dark green with midrib indented above, dull green with midrib and lateral veins prominent below; margin entire, thickened. New foliage distinctly coppery-red. Flowers in few-flowered axillary clusters, creamy-white to yellow, c. 1.5 cm in diameter, honey-scented. Fruit ellipsoid to spherical with a short point, 2-4 cm in diameter, yellow to red when ripe, milky, cupped in the calyx lobes.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Inhambanella henriquesii (Engl. & Warb.) Dubard Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143840
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
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Worldwide distribution

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Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and KwaZulu-Natal, S Africa.
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). Inhambanella henriquesii (Engl. & Warb.) Dubard Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143840
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe