Plants photographed on Kyffhäuser
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Commiphora dinteri Engl.

Commiphora dinteri


Family: Burseraceae
Full name: Commiphora dinteri Engl.
Location: Kyffhäuser (2416AD + 2416CB)
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Dinter se kanniedood, Namib-kanniedood
English common name(s): Namib corkwood, Small-leaved corkwood
Synonym(s): -
Status: Endemic
Description: Dioecious shrub 0.5-3 m tall, many relatively thin stems sprouting from ground level; bark yellowish green to greyish brown with dark spots, smooth, not peeling; young branchlets glabrous, usually slender, not spine-tipped. Leaves trifoliolate, glabrous, green; petiole 2-18 mm long; leaflets obovate or broadly elliptic, subsessile, margin usually finely crenate-serrate, apex obtuse, seldom truncate or refuse, base cuneate, terminal leaflet (6-)14 (-22) x (4-)10(-15) mm, lateral leaflets (4-) 9(-12) x (2-)6(-9) mm. Inflorescence: flowers solitary. Flowers unisexual, perigynous, subsessile. Calyx glandular, otherwise glabrous. Disc 4-lobed, adnate to hypanthium. Stamens 8. Fruit ovoid, 11 x 8 x 8 mm, api-culate, glabrous; putamen smooth; pseudo-aril red, cupular with 4 (3) arms, 2 commissural arms reaching almost to apex of putamen, facial arms much shorter, arm on more convex face of putamen often completely undeveloped. (from JSTOR Global Plants website / Flora of Southern Africa)
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iNaturalist (Namibia / Alex Dreyer)
iNaturalist (Namibia)
iNaturalist (southern Africa)
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Photographer: AA Dreyer
Date of photograph: 21 Mar 2008
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: PowerShot A700
Lens aperture: f/4.0
Shutter speed: 1/500 s
ISO speed: -
Content last updated: 18 Apr 2024

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