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Unresolved name

Bird's Eye

Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. ex Arn. var. dimidiata

Derivation of specific name

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dimidiata: half-covered, referring to the fruit
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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). Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. ex Arn.
var. dimidiata Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137260
author
Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
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Description

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Small to medium-sized tree. Leaves spirally arranged, ovate-elliptic, usually c. 5 - 8 cm, glossy green above, paler and dull green below; midrib conspicuous, yellowish; margin entire, wavy or rolled under; petiole pink. Flowers in axillary or terminal panicles, white, fragrant. Fruit in branched, hanging clusters, flattened, black when ripe, with a bright red appendage making the fruits look kidney-shaped.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. ex Arn.
var. dimidiata Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137260
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
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Flora of Zimbabwe

Worldwide distribution

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From Nigeria to Ethiopia and south to the Western Cape, South Africa.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. ex Arn.
var. dimidiata Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137260
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe