Psydrax obovata (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Bridson
subsp. elliptica Bridson

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Synonyms: Canthium obovatum Klotzsch
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Derivation of specific name: obovata: with obovate leaves
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Mozambique distribution: MS
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Insects associated with this species: Jana eurymas (Larval foodplant)
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Bridson, D.M. (1998). Rubiaceae, Part 2 Flora Zambesiaca 5(2) Pages 356 - 357.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 929. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 46.

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

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Pages 168 - 169.

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 73.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Psydrax obovata subsp. elliptica

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Psydrax obovata
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Psydrax obovata
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Wikipedia: Psydrax obovata

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: Psydrax obovata subsp. elliptica., retrieved 12 July 2024

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