Diospyros ferrea (Willd.) Bakh.

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Status: Native
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Mozambique distribution: N,MS
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 21.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 266.

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 39.

White, F. (1983). Ebenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 252 - 254. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Diospyros ferrea

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

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: Diospyros ferrea.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143950, retrieved 3 March 2024

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