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Species Information

Warburgia salutaris (G.Bertol.) Chiov.
(name current 2016)
Pepper-bark Tree
(Warburgia ugandensis)


Growth form: Tree
Found within protected areas
Local abundance: occasional
Schedule B

Red Data Book Information:
Status: CR A1bcd Threats: Collection Distribution: Malolotja, possibly in Lomati Valley Only six trees observed outside protected areas in Swaziland (as reported by conservation authorities in Swaziland). Very few individuals in protected areas, but these are regenerating and are currently not being utilised.

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Warburgia salutaris - Tall tree. Leaf-blade lance-shaped, tapering to short stalk densely dotted with clear glands, shining above, paler below, up to 10 cm long x 2,5 cm wide. Flowers greenish, small, solitary or few in small scarcely stalked axillary cluster. Fruit somewhat fleshy, purplish, glandular.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.

Included in Tree Atlas.

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