Baphia ovata Sim

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Common names: Coastal Camwood (English)
Derivation of specific name: ovata: ovate or egg-shaped
Habitat: Grows on sandy shores of coastal lakes.
Altitude range: 0 - 50 m
Flowering time:Jun - Oct
Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: GI
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
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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) Page 49.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 285. (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.

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 26.

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

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 ovata., retrieved 4 December 2023

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