Hyphaene compressa H. Wendl.

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Hyphaene compressa

Photo: Warren McCleland
Rio Messalo floodplain, about 6 km northwest of Quiterajo.

Hyphaene compressa

Photo: Warren McCleland
Rio Messalo floodplain, about 6 km northwest of Quiterajo.

Hyphaene compressa

Photo: Warren McCleland
Rio Messalo floodplain, about 6 km northwest of Quiterajo.

Hyphaene compressa

Photo: Warren McCleland
Quiterajo, Cabo Delgado

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Synonyms: Hyphaene crinita sensu Wright
Hyphaene incoje Furtado
Hyphaene kilvaensis (Becc.) Furtado
Hyphaene megacarpa Furtado
Hyphaene multiformis Becc. subsp. rovumensis Becc.
Hyphaene semiplaena (Becc.) Furtado var. gibbosa (Becc.) Furtado
Hyphaene thebaica sensu Gomes e Sousa
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Status: Native
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Habitat: Coastal lowlands and inland along watercourses.
Altitude range: Up to 100 m
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Worldwide distribution: Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N,MS,GI
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Content last updated: Friday 19 September 2014
Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 51. (Includes a picture).

Dransfield, J. (2010). Arecaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(2) Pages 54 - 59. (Includes a picture).

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Hyphaene compressa.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=181370, retrieved 5 December 2020

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