Pseudomussaenda mozambicensis Verdc.

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Status: Native
Notes: A very localised endemic confined to northern Mozambique. Rarely seen (Burrows, J.E., 2014, pers. comm.).
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Habitat: Deciduous coastal woodland in sandy soils.
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Mozambique distribution: N
Growth form(s): Shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Endangered
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Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Page 438.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 951. As Heinsia mozambicensis (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 92. As Heinsia mozambicensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pseudomussaenda mozambicensis
African Plant Database: Pseudomussaenda mozambicensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pseudomussaenda mozambicensis
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pseudomussaenda mozambicensis
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Wikipedia: Pseudomussaenda mozambicensis

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: Pseudomussaenda mozambicensis., retrieved 8 December 2023

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