Cordia myxa L.

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Status: Introduced
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Mozambique distribution: N,T,MS,GI
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 42.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 820. (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 30.

Martins, E.S. (1990). Boraginaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(4) Page 65.

Other sources of information about Cordia myxa:

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Flora of Malawi: Cordia myxa
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Cordia myxa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cordia myxa
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Cordia myxa

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cordia myxa
African Plant Database: Cordia myxa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cordia myxa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cordia myxa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cordia myxa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Cordia myxa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cordia myxa
JSTOR Plant Science: Cordia myxa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cordia myxa
Plants of the World Online: Cordia myxa
Tropicos: Cordia myxa
Wikipedia: Cordia myxa

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: Cordia myxa., retrieved 1 June 2023

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