Stapf ex Dallim. & A. B. Jacks., Podocarpaceae
Present on Pacific Islands? no
Primarily a threat at high elevations? no
Risk assessment results: Evaluate, score: 2 (Go to the risk assessment).
Common name(s): [more details]
English: fern pine, Henkel's podo, Henkel's yellowwood
Description: "Bole: Straight, large, to 30 m. Bark: Grey/brown, fibrous with shallow longitudinal fissures. Slash: Pink-red. Leaf: Simple, opposite/alternate. Petiole: Sessile. Lamina: Small/medium. Adult: 6-15 x 0.3-0.8 cm, lanceolate. cuneate, acute, entire, glabrous. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Absent. Stipules: Absent. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Cones, dioecious. Fruit: Green/yellow berry-like cone 2.5-3.5 cm long, 1.8-2.8 cm in diameter with a receptacle 0.5 cm long. Notes: Receptacle not coloured. Leaves pendulous, tapering from below the middle. Rare in Tanzania" (Lovett et al., 2006; p. 8).
Habitat/ecology: In Tanzania, "Upper montane forest"
Native range: South Africa (Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal) (GRIN). Eastern Africa, Tanzania to South Africa (Lovett et al., 2006; p. 8).