Spermacoce schlechteri K. Schum. ex Verdc.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: schlechteri: named after Friedrich Schlechter (1872-1925), German botanist and traveller.
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Worldwide distribution: Mozambique and possibly Tanzania.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,MS,GI
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Endemic status: Near Endemic?
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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 94.

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 180 - 181. (Includes a picture).

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

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: Spermacoce schlechteri.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=172780, retrieved 19 April 2024

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