Mallotus oppositifolius (Geiseler) Müll. Arg.
var. lindicus (Radcl.-Sm.) Radcl.-Sm.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: oppositifolius: with opposite leaves;
lindicus: of the Lindi area in southern Tanzania.
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania and northern Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 460. (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 84.

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 179 - 182. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

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

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: Mallotus oppositifolius var. lindicus., retrieved 24 September 2023

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