Hilsenbergia nemoralis (Gürke) J.S. Mill.

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Hilsenbergia nemoralis

Photo: Warren McCleland
About 23 km south-east of Inhassoro.

Hilsenbergia nemoralis

Photo: Warren McCleland
About 23 km south-east of Inhassoro.

Hilsenbergia nemoralis

Photo: Warren McCleland
About 23 km south-east of Inhassoro.

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Synonyms: Bourreria nemoralis (Gürke) Thulin
Ehretia litoralis Gürke
Ehretia nemoralis Gürke
Common names: Hairy false puzzle-bush (English)
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: nemoralis: of woods
Habitat: In thickets on coastal dunes, sometimes in mopane or miombo woodland.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Oct - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N,GI
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Thursday 14 June 2018

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 831. (Includes a picture).

Martins, E.S. (1990). Boraginaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(4) Pages 72 - 73. As Bourreria nemoralis

Miller, J.S. (2003). Classification of Boraginaceae subfam. Ehretioideae: Resurrection of the genus Hilsenbergia Tausch ex Meisn. Adansonia, sér. 3 25(2) Page 184.

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

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: Hilsenbergia nemoralis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=172580, retrieved 30 May 2023

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