Oxyanthus biflorus J.E. Burrows & S.M. Burrows

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Status: Native
Notes: There are three known localities: (1) Rondo Plateau in the Lindi District of Tanzania, (2) the Mueda Plateau and (3) Nhica do Rovuma area, the latter two in Cabo Delgado Province in northern Mozambique.
Derivation of specific name: biflorus: borne in pairs (referring to the flowers)
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania and northern Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Endangered
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Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2010). A new species of Didymosalpinx and a new species of Oxyanthus from Mozambique and Tanzania Bothalia 40(2) Pages 202 - 204. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 965. (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): Oxyanthus biflorus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Oxyanthus biflorus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Oxyanthus biflorus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Oxyanthus biflorus
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iNaturalist: Oxyanthus biflorus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Oxyanthus biflorus
JSTOR Plant Science: Oxyanthus biflorus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Oxyanthus biflorus
Plants of the World Online: Oxyanthus biflorus
Tropicos: Oxyanthus biflorus
Wikipedia: Oxyanthus biflorus

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: Oxyanthus biflorus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=214360, retrieved 6 December 2023

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