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Pyrenacantha scandens (Thunb.) Planch. ex Harv.

Derivation of specific name

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scandens: scandent, climbing.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Pyrenacantha scandens Planch. ex Harv. Flora of Mozambique website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=168390
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Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Description

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Climber up to 3 m. Stems bristly, twining when young. Leaves variable often 3-lobed in the lower parts, ovate higher up the stems, up to 5-10 cm long, bristly hairy on both surfaces, more sparsely so above; margin with prominent gland-like hairy teeth; petiole densely hairy. Male flowers numerous, borne in supra-axillary spikes up to 5 cm long. Female flowers in few-flowered subcapitate spikes. Fruit a drupe, c. 1.8 cm long, compressed, bristly hairy.
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cc-by-nc
copyright
Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Pyrenacantha scandens Planch. ex Harv. Flora of Mozambique website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=168390
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe

Worldwide distribution

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Southern Mozambique and South Africa as far as the Western Cape.
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cc-by-nc
copyright
Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Pyrenacantha scandens Planch. ex Harv. Flora of Mozambique website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=168390
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe