Selago coerulea Rolfe

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Synonyms: Selago tenuicaulis Rolfe
thomsonii Rolfe var. coerulea (Rolfe) Brenan
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Status: Doubtful
Notes: The occurrence of this species is in Mozambique is highly doubtful. The citation by Philcox in Flora Zambesiaca 8-2: 171 of Torre & Perreira 12715 (LISC) from Serra Suira in Manica is almost certainly based upon a mis-identification.
Derivation of specific name: coerulea: term used for various shades of blue, e.g. sky-blue or dark blue
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Worldwide distribution: The distribution and occurrence of this species is uncertain and doubtful.
Mozambique distribution: MS?
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 270.

Hilliard, O.M. (1999). The tribe Selagineae (Scrophulariaceae) Kew Publishing Pages 231 - 232.

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 170 - 171. as Selago thomsonii caerulea

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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: Selago coerulea., retrieved 1 October 2023

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