Baphia macrocalyx Harms

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Baphia macrocalyx

Photo: Warren McCleland
About 6 km south of Palma

Baphia macrocalyx

Photo: Warren McCleland
About 6 km south of Palma

Baphia macrocalyx

Photo: Warren McCleland
About 6 km south of Palma

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Common names: Splendid Camwood (English)
Frequency: Locally common
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Coastal woodland or dry coastal forest patches on deep sands.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Sep - May
Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and northern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Vulnerable
Insects associated with this species:
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Content last updated: Tuesday 12 June 2018

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Pages 42 - 43.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 284. (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 85.

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

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: Baphia macrocalyx., retrieved 6 June 2023

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