Pavetta schumanniana F. Hoffm. ex K. Schum.

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Pavetta schumanniana

1992
Drawing Doreen Bolnick

Pavetta schumanniana

1992
Drawing Doreen Bolnick

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Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or small semi-deciduous tree. Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3, crowded towards the ends of branches, obovate with a rounded or emarginate apex; upper surface with rough hairs, lower surface greyish velvety, dotted with dark bacterial nodules. Flowers white, sweetly scented, in dense, rounded axillary heads.
Type location:
Malawi
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Habitat: In miombo and other types of deciduous woodland and wooded grassland. Also on rocky hillsides.
Altitude range: 350 - 1800 m
Flowering time:Nov - Jan
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Cameroon, CAR, DRC, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N,Lk,S
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Content last updated: Tuesday 10 January 2017
Literature:

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 588 - 589.

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 248.

Coates Palgrave, M. (1989). Guide to the trees and shrubs of the Mukuvisi Woodlands ?publisher. Page 26.

Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Page 623. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 277.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 98.

Smith, P. & Allen, Q. (2004). Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of the Miombo Woodlands Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ISBN 1 84246 073 0 Pages 36 - 37. (Includes a picture).

Steedman, E.C. (1933). Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Pages 80 - 81.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pavetta schumanniana
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Pavetta schumanniana.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156360, retrieved 15 December 2017

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