Lannea schweinfurthii (Engl.) Engl.
var. stuhlmannii (Engl.) Kokwaro

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Lannea schweinfurthii var. stuhlmannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hot Springs, Odzi-Save valley

Lannea schweinfurthii var. stuhlmannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hot Springs, Odzi-Save valley

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Synonyms: Lannea stuhlmannii (Engl.) Engl.
Common names: False marula (English)
Small to medium-sized tree with drooping branches. Bark grey, flaking to reveal a lighter underbark. Leaves crowded at the ends of branches, imparipinnate with 1-5 pairs of leaflets and a terminal leaflet; leaflets broadly ovate or elliptic, 2-9 cm long, terminal leaflet larger than lateral leaflets, pale green, young leaflets densely hairy, more or less hairless when mature; apex abruptly but broadly tapering; margin entire. Flowers unisexual on different trees in axillary spikes, yellow-green. Fruits oblong-ellipsoid, c. 1.2 cm long, fleshy, tipped with 4 small points, dark reddish-brown when ripe.
Notes: See var. tomentosa (Dunkley) Kowaro for comparison
Derivation of specific name: schweinfurthii: after Dr Georg August Schweinfurth (1836-1925), German botanical collector and taxonomist;
stuhlmannii: after Franz Ernest Stuhlmann, one time Acting Governor of Tanganyika and plant collector
Flowering time:Nov - Jan
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and South Africa as far as KwaZulu-Natal.
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 479. As Lannea schweinfurthii (Includes a picture).

Coates Palgrave K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002). Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa Pages 543 - 544.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 21.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 253. As Lannea stuhlmannii

Fernandes, R. & A. (1966). Anacardiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Page 562. as Lannea stuhlmannii

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 16.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 21.

Schmidt, E., Lötter, M. & McCleland, W. (2002). Trees and shrubs of Mpumalanga and Kruger National Park Jacana, Johannesburg, South Africa Pages 300 - 303. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 22.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 196.

Van Wyk, B. & Van Wyk, P. (1997). Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa. Struik, South Africa Pages 444 - 445. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Lannea schweinfurthii var. stuhlmannii
Flora of Malawi: Lannea schweinfurthii var. stuhlmannii
Flora of Mozambique: Lannea schweinfurthii var. stuhlmannii
Flora of Zambia: Lannea schweinfurthii var. stuhlmannii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lannea schweinfurthii var. stuhlmannii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lannea schweinfurthii
African Plant Database: Lannea schweinfurthii
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Lannea schweinfurthii
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Lannea schweinfurthii var. stuhlmannii., retrieved 20 February 2020

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