Marsdenia gazensis S. Moore

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Synonyms: Gongronema gazense (S. Moore) Bullock
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: gazensis: of Gazaland, a historic name for Southern Mozambique.
Habitat: In evergreen forest or along forest margins, usually among rocks.
Altitude range: 1100 - 1800 m
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Worldwide distribution: Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Mozambique distribution: (T),MS,(GI)
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Bullock, A.A. (1961). Notes on African Asclepiadaceae: IX Kew Bulletin 15 Page 199. as Gongronema gazense

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 80.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 270. As Gongronema gazense

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 75 - 76.

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 21.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Marsdenia gazensis
African Plant Database: Marsdenia gazensis
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Marsdenia gazensis
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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: Marsdenia gazensis., retrieved 30 November 2023

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