Terminalia randii Baker f.

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Terminalia randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Camp site, Robins Camp, Hwange NP

Terminalia randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Camp site, Robins Camp, Hwange NP

Terminalia randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Camp site, Robins Camp, Hwange NP

Terminalia randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Camp site, Robins Camp, Hwange NP

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Synonyms: Terminalia spinosa sensu Eyles
Common names: Small-leaved terminalia (English) Spiny cluster-leaf (English)
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Description:
Shrub or small semi-deciduous tree. Bark dark brownish-grey, longitudinally cracked and fissured. Leaves clustered on small lateral spur-branchlets, occasionally with 1-5 spines below the leaf clusters. Leave narrowly obovate, only 1-2.5 cm long, pale green to bluish-green, hairless when mature; margin entire; petiole 2-5 mm long. Flowers small, white to cream, sometimes tinged pink, in short almost rounded spikes,up to 3cm long, among the leaf clusters. Fruit elliptic-oblong, up to 2.5 × 1.2 cm, purplish when young, drying to pale straw-brown; wing conspicuously notched at the apex.
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Derivation of specific name: randii: named after Dr R.F. Rand (1856-1937), English Medical doctor and early plant collector in Zimbabwe.
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Flowering time:Nov - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 35.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 263.

Exell, A.W. (1978). Combretaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 169 - 170. (Includes a picture).

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 35.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 48.

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Flora of Botswana: Terminalia randii
Flora of Zambia: Terminalia randii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Terminalia randii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Terminalia randii
African Plant Database: Terminalia randii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Terminalia randii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Terminalia randii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Terminalia randii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Terminalia randii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Terminalia randii
iNaturalist: Terminalia randii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Terminalia randii
JSTOR Plant Science: Terminalia randii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Terminalia randii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Terminalia randii
Plants of the World Online: Terminalia randii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Terminalia randii
Tropicos: Terminalia randii
Wikipedia: Terminalia randii


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Terminalia randii.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=142190, retrieved 18 November 2019

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