Tinospora mossambicensis Engl.

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Status: Native
Notes: Although the type specimens is said to be from Mozambique it is not known where it was collected. The species is otherwise only known from Tanzania.
Derivation of specific name: mossambicensis: of Mozambique but see note.
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania and Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: ?
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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 91.

Troupin, G. (1960). Menispermaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Pages 159 - 161.

Troupin, G. (1962). Monographie des Menispermaceae africaines Mémoires in-8° Nouvelle série XIII-2 Académie royale des Sciences d'Outre-Mer Pages 197 - 198.

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

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: Tinospora mossambicensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=178650, retrieved 4 December 2023

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