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Derivation of specific name

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paniculata: with a branched inflorescence or panicle.
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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). Aporrhiza paniculata Radlk. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137470
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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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Medium-sized tree. Bark grey-brown or grey-green, smooth or somewhat fissured; young branchlets rusty hairy. Leaves alternate, paripinnate, with 2-4 pairs of oblong-elliptic leaflets, up to c. 18 × 7 cm, somewhat leathery, hairless above, velvety below, particularly on the main veins, up to 36 × 16 cm, oblong-elliptic or elliptic; margin entire. Flowers small, creamy-white, in large terminal branched heads, up to 40 × 20 cm, unisexual in the same inflorescence. Fruit a flattened capsule c. 2 × 2.5 cm, with a distinct rim, velvety, splitting with the valves curling backwards. Seeds c. 1.3 cm long, brownish-black, with a red 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). Aporrhiza paniculata Radlk. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137470
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Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Frequency

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Very locally common
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Aporrhiza paniculata Radlk. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137470
author
Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Worldwide distribution

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DRC (Katanga), Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Aporrhiza paniculata Radlk. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137470
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
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Flora of Zimbabwe