Bussea xylocarpa (Sprague) Sprague & Craib

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Common names:
Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: T
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Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 192 - 194.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 248. (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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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bussea xylocarpa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bussea xylocarpa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bussea xylocarpa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Bussea xylocarpa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Bussea xylocarpa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Bussea xylocarpa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Bussea xylocarpa
iNaturalist: Bussea xylocarpa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bussea xylocarpa
JSTOR Plant Science: Bussea xylocarpa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bussea xylocarpa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bussea xylocarpa
Plants of the World Online: Bussea xylocarpa
Tropicos: Bussea xylocarpa
Wikipedia: Bussea xylocarpa

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: Bussea xylocarpa.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=180060, retrieved 22 March 2023

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