Stangeria eriopus (Kunze) Baill.

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Synonyms: Lomaria eriopus Kunze
Stangeria paradoxa T. Moore
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Status: Doubtful
Notes: This species is included for Mozambique on the strength of the statement in Goode (1989, p.24) that the species probably occurs in southern Mozambique. However, there appear to be no definite records.

The authority is variously given as: S. eriopus (Kunze) Nash in Leistner (2000); S. eriopus (Kunze) Baillon (which would be abbreviated to Baill.) in Mabberley (1997) and Germishuizen et al. (2003); S. eriopus (Kunze) Baillard in Goode (1989).
Derivation of specific name: eriopus: woolly-footed, referring to the woolly bases of the petioles.
Habitat: In coastal forest and grassland.
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Worldwide distribution: KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape South Africa and possibly in Southern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: M?
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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 39. (Includes a picture).

Dyer, R.A. (1966). Stangeriaceae Flora of Southern Africa 1 Pages 1 - 3. (Includes a picture).

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 53.

Goode, D. (1989). Cycads of Africa Struik, Cape Town Pages 24 - 27. (Includes a picture).

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000). Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10 Page 31.

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

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: Stangeria eriopus., retrieved 6 December 2023

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