Schefflera goetzenii Harms

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Schefflera goetzenii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Forest, Vumba

Schefflera goetzenii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Forest, Vumba

Schefflera goetzenii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Forest, Vumba

Schefflera goetzenii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Forest, Vumba

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Common names:
Strong climbing liane or sometimes a shrub or small tree. Leaves digitate with 4-11 leathery leaflets. Stipules conspicuous and persistent. Inflorescences in groups of racemes of small umbels. Flowers small, greenish-yellow.
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Worldwide distribution: DRC and eastern tropical Africa south to Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,MS
Growth form(s): Climber, liane.
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 78.

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978). Araliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 623 - 624. (Includes a picture).

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 28.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 264.

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 19.

Steedman, E.C. (1933). Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Page 59. in error as Schefflera volkensii (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 46.

Other sources of information about Schefflera goetzenii:

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Flora of Malawi: Schefflera goetzenii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Schefflera goetzenii

External websites:

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

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: Species information: Schefflera goetzenii., retrieved 19 February 2018

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