Isoglossa namuliensis I. Darbysh. & T. Harris

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Common names:
Frequency: Very local.
Status: Native
Notes: This very recently described species (2011) is threatened by small scale forest clearing for potato farming.
Derivation of specific name: namuliensis: of Mt Namuli in Mozambique, where the type specimen was collected.
Habitat: Moist montane Podocarpus-Syzigium forest.
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Worldwide distribution: So far only known from Mt Namuli, Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: Z
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Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Critically Endangered
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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 79.

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Page 155.

Harris, T., Darbyshire, I. & Polhill, R. (2011). New species and range extensions from Mt Namuli, Mt Mabu and Mt Chiperone in northern Mozambique Kew Bulletin 66(2) Pages 244 - 246. (Includes a picture).

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

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: Isoglossa namuliensis., retrieved 8 December 2023

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