Sclerochiton harveyanus Nees

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Sclerochiton harveyanus

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Remnant forest on western shelf above Vanduzi Valley, Sanjunjira, Mt Gorongosa.

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Synonyms:
Common names: Blue-lips (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Scrambling shrub, occasionally a small multi-stemmed tree. The small fruits are beaked capsules, splitting into 5 valves, ejecting the seeds.
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Flowering time:Dec - Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: MS
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
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Literature:

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 20.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 274.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 15.

Vollesen, K. (2013). Acanthaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 8(5) Pages 48 - 49.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sclerochiton harveyanus
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Sclerochiton harveyanus
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JSTOR Plant Science: Sclerochiton harveyanus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sclerochiton harveyanus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sclerochiton harveyanus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Sclerochiton harveyanus
Tropicos: Sclerochiton harveyanus


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Sclerochiton harveyanus.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=153780, retrieved 12 December 2017

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