Dinosperma stipitatum (C.T.White & W.D.Francis) T.G.Hartley
Hartley, T.G. (1997) Adansonia Ser. 3 19: 192.
Mountain Turkey Bush; Turkey Bush
Usually grows into a small tree to 15 m tall, seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh but also flowers and fruits as a shrub.
Leaves generally in whorls of three. Leaf blades about 5.5-16 x 1-5 cm, much paler on the underside. Lateral veins forming loops inside the blade margin.
Cotyledons much wider than long, about 9-15 x 20-35 mm. Oil dots visible with a lens. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade obovate, apex acuminate, base cuneate to attenuate, glabrous, midrib raised on the upper surface; oil dots may be visible to the naked eye; cataphylls may sometimes be produced instead of fully developed leaves. Seed germination time 13 to 15 days.