Monodora carolinae Couvreur

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Common names:
Frequency: Rare
Status: Native
Small tree up to c. 6 m high.
Notes: Only seven collections are known, mostly from Tanzania.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In moist semideciduous coastal forest, on deep sandy soils.
Altitude range: 50 - 800 m
Flowering time:Oct - Dec
Worldwide distribution: South-eastern Tanzania and North-eastern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Endangered
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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 126. (Includes a picture).

Couvreur, T.L.P. (2008). Revealing the Secrets of African Annonaceae. Systematics, Evolution and Biogeography of the Syncarpous Genera Isolona and Monodora Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Pages 204 - 206. (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 75.

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External websites:

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

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: Monodora carolinae., retrieved 28 September 2023

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