Canthium oligocarpum Hiern
subsp. captum (Bullock) Bridson

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Synonyms: Canthium captum Bullock
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: oligocarpum: with few fruits
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Mozambique distribution: Z
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Bridson, D.M. (1998). Rubiaceae, Part 2 Flora Zambesiaca 5(2) Pages 330 - 331.

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 238. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 918. (Includes a picture).

Dowsett-Lemaire, F. (1989). The flora and phytogeography of the evergreen forests of Malawi. I: Afromontane and mid-altitude forests; Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 59(1/2) Page 20. As Canthium oligocarpum

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 276. As Canthium captum

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 71.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 161.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Canthium oligocarpum subsp. captum
Flora of Malawi: Canthium oligocarpum subsp. captum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Canthium oligocarpum subsp. captum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Canthium oligocarpum
African Plant Database: Canthium oligocarpum
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Canthium oligocarpum
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Tropicos: Canthium oligocarpum
Wikipedia: Canthium oligocarpum

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: Canthium oligocarpum subsp. captum., retrieved 20 June 2024

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