Dichapetalum deflexum (Klotzsch) Engl.

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Dichapetalum deflexum

Photo: Warren McCleland
7 km west of Jofane

Dichapetalum deflexum

Photo: Warren McCleland
7 km west of Jofane

Dichapetalum deflexum

Photo: Warren McCleland
7 km west of Jofane

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Synonyms: Dichapetalum mendoncae Torre
Common names: Inhambane Poison-leaf (English)
Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N,GI
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Content last updated: Tuesday 20 March 2018

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 397. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 52.

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 83.

Torre, A.R. (1963). Dichapetalaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Page 323. Also as Dichapetalum mendoncae

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dichapetalum deflexum
African Plant Database: Dichapetalum deflexum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dichapetalum deflexum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dichapetalum deflexum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dichapetalum deflexum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dichapetalum deflexum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Dichapetalum deflexum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dichapetalum deflexum
JSTOR Plant Science: Dichapetalum deflexum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dichapetalum deflexum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dichapetalum deflexum
Plants of the World Online: Dichapetalum deflexum
Tropicos: Dichapetalum deflexum
Wikipedia: Dichapetalum deflexum

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: Dichapetalum deflexum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=179150, retrieved 29 March 2023

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