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Ehretia namibiensis Retief & A.E.van Wyk subsp. namibiensis


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Ehretia namibiensis subsp namibiensis

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Flowers
30 Sep 2006

Ehretia namibiensis subsp namibiensis

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Leaves
13 Dec 2008

Ehretia namibiensis subsp namibiensis

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Habit
18 Mar 2007

Ehretia namibiensis subsp namibiensis

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Leaves and branches
18 Mar 2007

Ehretia namibiensis subsp namibiensis

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Fruit
09 Apr 2009



Family: Boraginaceae
Full name: Ehretia namibiensis Retief & A.E.van Wyk subsp. namibiensis
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): -
English common name(s): -
Synonym(s): Ehretia amoena auct. - sensu Friedr.-Holzh. p.p.
Status: Native
Description: Shrub. BARK light grey; stems with scattered bristles and glands. LEAVES alternate or clustered on older branches; broadly obovate to broadly elliptic, 20–50 mm long; sparsely hairy on both sides, dull yellowish-green; midrib with glandular bristles below; margin entire to shallowly toothed; apex rounded, notched or with a small point; base tapering. FLOWERS lavender blue or light mauve; 8–9 mm long; corolla lobes shorter than tube; flower stalk and calyx with dense glandular hairs. FRUIT a fleshy berry, almost round, 5–6 mm. This is a recently described species with two subspecies. Subspecies kaokoensis occurs in the northwest and subsp. namibiensis in the rest of the country. (from Tree Atlas of Namibia)
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iSpot
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Content last updated: 21 Mar 2018


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