Cocos nucifera L.

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Notes: Recorded along the Indian Ocean coastline in FZ, where it is certainly commonly cultivated. It is not clear if this species ever becomes naturalised and for the time being, I (MAH) have included this species as a purely cultivated plant.
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Other sources of information about Cocos nucifera:

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Flora of Zambia: cultivated Cocos nucifera

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cocos nucifera
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cocos nucifera
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cocos nucifera
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cocos nucifera
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cocos nucifera
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cocos nucifera
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cocos nucifera
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cocos nucifera
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cocos nucifera
JSTOR Plant Science: Cocos nucifera
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cocos nucifera
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cocos nucifera
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cocos nucifera
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cocos nucifera
Tropicos: Cocos nucifera

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Cocos nucifera., retrieved 25 February 2018

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