Strychnos decussata (Pappe) Gilg

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Strychnos decussata

Photo: Warren McCleland
9 km south-east of Inhassoro

Strychnos decussata

Photo: Warren McCleland
9 km south-east of Inhassoro

Strychnos decussata

Photo: Warren McCleland
9 km south-east of Inhassoro

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Common names: Cape teak (English)
Status: Native
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Flowering time:Oct - Dec
Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: T,MS,GI,M
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Content last updated: Thursday 14 June 2018

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 780. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 53.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 268.

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. (1983). Loganiaceae (inc. Buddlejaceae) Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 357 - 359. (Includes a picture).

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 58.

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 26.

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Flora of Malawi: Strychnos decussata
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Strychnos decussata
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Strychnos decussata
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Strychnos decussata., retrieved 8 December 2023

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