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Xymalos monospora (Lemon wood)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > magnoliids > Order: Laurales > Family: Monimiaceae > Genus: Xymalos

Xymalos monospora (Lemon wood) Xymalos monospora (Lemon wood)
Xymalos monospora, Cloudlands' Forest, Zimbabwe. [photos Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Native distribution extends from Cameroon and the Sudan southwards through East Africa and into southern Africa where is is found in Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and South Africa (Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape).