Thesium chimanimaniense Brenan

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Common names:
Status: Native
Notes: The specimen in the record (JT5983) appears to be the first record for Mozambique.
Derivation of specific name: chimanimaniense: of the Chimanimani mountains
Altitude range:
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Restricted to the Chimanimani Mts of Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Mozambique distribution: MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 176.

Goodier, R. & Phipps, J.B. (1961). A revised checklist of the vascular plants of the Chimanimani Mountains Kirkia 1 Page 55. As Thesium sp. no 3.

Hilliard, O.M. (2006). Santalaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 217 - 219. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 146.

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 76.

Timberlake, J., Darbyshire, I., Wursten, B., Hadj-Hammou, J., Ballings, P., Mapaura, A., Matimele, H., Banze, A., Chipanga, H., Muassinar, D., Massunde, J., Chelene, I., Osborne, J., Shah, T. (2016). Chimanimani Mountains: Botany and Conservation. Report produced under CEPF Grant 63512. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London. Page 47.

Wild, H. (1964). The endemic species of the Chimanimani Mountains and their significance Kirkia 4 Pages 137 - 138. Protologue

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 99.

Other sources of information about Thesium chimanimaniense:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Thesium chimanimaniense

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Thesium chimanimaniense
African Plant Database: Thesium chimanimaniense
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Thesium chimanimaniense
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Thesium chimanimaniense
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Thesium chimanimaniense
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Thesium chimanimaniense
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Thesium chimanimaniense
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Thesium chimanimaniense
iNaturalist: Thesium chimanimaniense
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Thesium chimanimaniense
JSTOR Plant Science: Thesium chimanimaniense
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Thesium chimanimaniense
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Thesium chimanimaniense
Plants of the World Online: Thesium chimanimaniense
The Plant List (version 1.1): Thesium chimanimaniense
Tropicos: Thesium chimanimaniense
Wikipedia: Thesium chimanimaniense

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Thesium chimanimaniense., retrieved 13 November 2019

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