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Derivation of specific name

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marlothii: named after H.W.R. Marloth (1855-1931) South African pharmacist and botanist.
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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). Commiphora marlothii Engl. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=133330
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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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Small to medium-sized deciduous tree. The distinct smooth bark is strongly aromatic and peels in large papery sheets revealing a bright green fresh layer underneath. Leaves imparipinnate with 3 - 4 pairs of leaflets and a terminal leaflet. Leaflets oblong to obovate, finely velvety, particularly below; margins scalloped or toothed. Flowers in axillary compact heads, small, yellow, produced with the new leaves. Fruit, fleshy, elliptic, green, splitting to reveal a yellow or red pseudo-aril.
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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). Commiphora marlothii Engl. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=133330
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
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Flora of Zimbabwe

Frequency

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Common
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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). Commiphora marlothii Engl. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=133330
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
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Flora of Zimbabwe

Worldwide distribution

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N Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mpumalanga, S 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). Commiphora marlothii Engl. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=133330
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe