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Searsia Lancea

Botanical Name:

Searsia lancea

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Plant Type

Trees, Shrub or small tree up to 6 m. high, glabrous; branches and branchlets straight, angular or striate; bark ± dark-reddish-brown, lenticellate.

Flower

Female flower: ovary globose; styles thick, recurved; stigmas 2-lobed; stamin-odes present. Male flower: calyx-segments c. 0·5 mm. long, semicircular, obtuse; petals greenish-yellow, c. 1·5 mm. long, oblong, obtuse; filaments 0·5–0·75 mm. long; anthers 0·3 mm. long, elliptic.

Fruit

Drupe dull greyish to shining brown, 4–6 mm. in diam., sub-globose, slightly depressed, often slightly asymmetrical, glabrous.

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Taxonomy

Order

Sapindales

Family

Anacardiaceae

Genus

Searsia

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