Chascanum schlechteri (Gurke) Moldenke
var. torrei Moldenke

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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: Only known from Southern Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: M
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Pages 174 - 175. (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 95.

Fernandes, R. (2005). Verbenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(7) Page 45. Subdivided in two forms: forma schlechteri and forma torrei

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Chascanum schlechteri
African Plant Database: Chascanum schlechteri
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Chascanum schlechteri
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Chascanum schlechteri
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Chascanum schlechteri
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iNaturalist: Chascanum schlechteri
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Chascanum schlechteri
JSTOR Plant Science: Chascanum schlechteri
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Chascanum schlechteri
Plants of the World Online: Chascanum schlechteri
Tropicos: Chascanum schlechteri
Wikipedia: Chascanum 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: Chascanum schlechteri var. torrei., retrieved 3 March 2024

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