Hans, AN, Daka, CB & Hang'andu, AK


Natural variation in Ricinodendron Rautanenii Schinz (Euphorbiaceae) in Zambia, by A.S. Hans, C.B. Daka & A.K. Hang'andu, Zambia Journal of Science and Technology, Vol.4, no.1, January 1979, Pg. 1-6.


Enormous fruit variation exists in R. rautanenii Schinz in Zambia. The population in the northern part of the country receiving heavy rainfall yields bigger stones but less percentage of oil than those in the south west with less rainfall. The haploid chromosome number is 11 and seems to be quite stable for the genus.

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