Vangueria proschii Briq.

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Vangueria proschii

Photo: Warren McCleland
About 5 km upstream of Ngonye Falls, Sioma

Vangueria proschii

Photo: Warren McCleland
About 5 km upstream of Ngonye Falls, Sioma

Vangueria proschii

Photo: Warren McCleland
About 5 km upstream of Ngonye Falls, Sioma

Vangueria proschii

Photo: Warren McCleland
About 5 km upstream of Ngonye Falls, Sioma

Vangueria proschii

Photo: Warren McCleland
About 5 km upstream of Ngonye Falls, Sioma

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Synonyms: Vangueria lasioclados K. Schum.
Vangueria rupicola Robyns
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Slender-stemmed shrub up to 3 m tall; bark grey to dark reddish-brown, with spreading hairs when young. Leaves opposite, oblong, narrowly elliptis or elliptic-lanceolate, up to 12 cm long, somewhat discolorous when young, with long hairs above, velvety beneatht; petiole 1-6 mm long; stipules with base 1.5 mm long and a filiform appendage 2-7 mm long; older stipules with hairs inside. Inflorescences up to 3 cm long, axillary, 7-13-flowered. Calyx densely spreading pubescent with lobes triangular or narrowly oblong, 1.2-3 mm long. Corolla green or yellow, hairy in the throat. Fruit globose, 17-22 mm in diameter.
Notes: See Vangueris cyanescens for comparison.
Derivation of specific name: proschii: after Roderich de Prosch (1866-1910), missionary and plant collector in Zambia.
Habitat: In riverine vegetation and Brachystegia or Baikiea woodland on kalahari sand, often in rocky places.
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia.
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Literature:

Bridson, D.M. (1998). Rubiaceae, Part 2 Flora Zambesiaca 5(2) Page 252.

Coates Palgrave K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002). Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa Page 1079.

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 75.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 94.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 99.

Setshogo, M.P. & Venter, F. (2003). Trees of Botswana: names and distribution SABONET Report No. 18 Southern African Botanical Diversity Network, Pretoria Page 118.

White, F. (1962). Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia Oxford Univ. Press. Page 424. As Vangueria lasioclados

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Flora of Botswana: Vangueria proschii
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Vangueria proschii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vangueria proschii
African Plant Database: Vangueria proschii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vangueria proschii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vangueria proschii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Vangueria proschii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Vangueria proschii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Vangueria proschii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Vangueria proschii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vangueria proschii
Plants of the World Online: Vangueria proschii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Vangueria proschii
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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: Vangueria proschii.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=155740, retrieved 8 December 2019

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