Rothmannia capensis Thunb.

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Status: Uncertain
Notes: This species was mentioned by T.R. Sim (1919) as occurring in the Lemombo Mts in Mozambique but no specimens have been seen. It is likely it could occur here since it is found close toth border in Swaziland.
Derivation of specific name: capensis: of the Cape
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Eswatini, South Africa and possibly Mozambique.
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Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Page 655.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 99.

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 29.

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Flora of Botswana: Rothmannia capensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rothmannia capensis
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rothmannia capensis
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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: Rothmannia capensis., retrieved 4 December 2023

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