Striga diversifolia P. Lima

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Status: Native
Notes: Recorded as an imperfectly known species in FZ 8(2), p. 135. The species has only been collected once, on 14 August 1916 by A. Pires de Lima (collector no. 27) in " ... uncultivated places surrounding Palma ..." in Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique. The type specimen was not seen by F.N. Hepper in writing the FZ account. The species was described by Pirez de Lima in 1922 in Broteria, volume 20, pages 6-7.
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Mozambique distribution: N
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Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
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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 91.

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Page 135. Imperfectly known sp; Fond in Fl Moz (man id)

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Striga diversifolia., retrieved 1 July 2022

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