Swaziland's Flora Database:
Breonadia salicina (Vahl) Hepper & J.R.I.Wood
(name current 2016)
(Adina microcephala var. galpinii)
Growth form: Tree
Found within protected areas
Local abundance: occasional
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Adina microcephala var. galpinii - (Umhlume) Tree, sometimes reaching 20 m high, almost or quite hairless. Leaves opposite or whorled, close-set at ends of branches, scarcely stalked, blade tapering to both ends, c 15 cm long x 3,5 cm wide. Inflorescence dense spherical, c 2 cm diam on stalk c 4 cm long, with two bracts. Calyx five-lobed, hairy, c 2 mm long; corolla five-lobed, hairy, tube cylindrical, five-ribbed, glandular within, lobes 2 mm long; stamens five, not protruding, anthers with point at tip and two points at base; ovary two-chambered, with many ovules in each chamber, style protruding, stigmas club-shaped. Fruit separating into two halves crowned with calyx. Seeds winged.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.
Culverwell, J., K.P. Braun (in prep). Mlawula Nature Reserve Annotated Flora Checklist (incomplete, unpublished)