Polysphaeria ribauensis I. Darbyshire & C. Langa

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Synonyms: Kraussia sp. A sensu Bridson & Verdcourt in FZ 5-3, 2003:535
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: ribauensis: of Mt Ribaue in Mozambique.
Habitat: moist semi-deciduous forest
Altitude range: 1100 - 1400 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Mt Ribaue, Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Page 535. as Kraussia sp A

Darbyshire, I., Langa. C. & Romeiras, M.M. (2019). A synopsis of Polysphaeria (Rubiaceae) in Mozambique, including two new species Phytotaxa 414(1) Pages 5 - 7. Protologue (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 93.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Polysphaeria ribauensis
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Wikipedia: Polysphaeria ribauensis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Polysphaeria ribauensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=182390, retrieved 17 June 2024

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