Maerua schliebenii Gilg & Gilg-Ben.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: schliebenii: Hans-Joachim Eberhardt Schlieben (1902-1975), German botanist, photographer, and writer who collected in Tanzania and South Africa.
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and northern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 164. (Includes a picture).

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 82.

Wild, H. (1960). Capparaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Page 220.

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

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: Maerua schliebenii., retrieved 21 September 2023

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