Gymnosporia oxycarpa (N. Robson) Jordaan

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Synonyms: Maytenus oxycarpa N. Robson
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: oxycarpa: with pointed fruit
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique, southern Zimbabwe and Limpopo South Africa
Mozambique distribution: GI
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 509. (Includes a picture).

Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 82.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 255. As Maytenus oxycarpa

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 172. As Maytenus oxycarpa

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 33.

Robson, N.K.B. (1966). Celastraceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Page 360. As Maytenus oxycarpa

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Gymnosporia oxycarpa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Gymnosporia oxycarpa
African Plant Database: Gymnosporia oxycarpa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Gymnosporia oxycarpa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Gymnosporia oxycarpa
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Gymnosporia oxycarpa
JSTOR Plant Science: Gymnosporia oxycarpa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Gymnosporia oxycarpa
Plants of the World Online: Gymnosporia oxycarpa
Tropicos: Gymnosporia oxycarpa
Wikipedia: Gymnosporia oxycarpa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Gymnosporia oxycarpa., retrieved 24 May 2024

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