Adelostigma athrixioides Steetz

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Common names:
Frequency: Very Rare
Status: Native
Notes: Known only from the type specimen which has probably been destroyed. There are indications in the original description that it may actually belong in the Tribe Inuleae near the genus Nicolasia.
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Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, Inhambane only
Mozambique distribution: GI
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Content last updated: Thursday 25 October 2007

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.

Wild, H. (1975). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 4. Astereae. Kirkia 10(1) Page 18.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Adelostigma athrixioides
African Plant Database: Adelostigma athrixioides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Adelostigma athrixioides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Adelostigma athrixioides
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Adelostigma athrixioides
Plants of the World Online: Adelostigma athrixioides
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Wikipedia: Adelostigma athrixioides

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: Adelostigma athrixioides., retrieved 15 June 2024

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