1. Family: Combretaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Terminalia L.
      1. Terminalia gazensis Baker f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical Africa.

    [FZ]

    Combretaceae, A. W. Exell. Flora Zambesiaca 4. 1978

    Habit
    Small tree 7–17 m. high; bark dark-brown, fissured; branchlets tomentellous when young, glabrous with grey-brown fibrous bark.
    Leaves
    Leaves spirally arranged, petiolate; lamina 6–14 x 3·5–7 cm., papyraceous to chartaceous, obovate to elliptic, pubescent to shortly pilose or almost glabrous, apex usually acuminate, margin usually crenulate, base cuneate and sometimes narrowed; lateral nerves 5–8 pairs, prominulous above, somewhat prominent beneath; petiole up to 4 cm. long, usually rather slender.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences of axillary spikes 3·5–10 cm. long; rhachis appressed-pubescent; peduncle up to 3·5 cm. long, appressed-pubescent.
    Flowers
    Flowers white, foetid, glabrous.
    Calyx
    Sepals deltate to triangular.
    Stamens
    Stamens 4 mm. long; anthers 0·6 mm. long.
    Disc
    Disk barbate.
    Fruits
    Fruit red or greenish-yellow, 2·5–3 x 1·5–2 cm., oblong-elliptic, glabrous, apex subtruncate and emarginate, base rounded to subtruncate, stipe 4–5 mm. long.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe

    Terminalia gazensis Baker f. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 40: 69 (1911)

    Accepted by

    • Launert, E. (ed.) (1978). Flora Zambesiaca 4: 1-658. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Launert, E. (ed.) (1978). Flora Zambesiaca 4: 1-658. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0