Crotonogynopsis australis Kenfack & Gereau

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Synonyms: Crotonogynopsis usambarensis sensu Harris in Kew Bull. 66/2: 247, 2012, non. Pax
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Frequency: Rare
Status: Native
Notes: Recently recorded from Mt Mabu.
Derivation of specific name: australis: of the South, southern.
Habitat: Understorey of wet forest.
Altitude range: 1300 m (approx)
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania and Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: Z
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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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 83.

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) Page 247. As Crotonogynopsis usambarensis

Kenfack, D., Gereau, R.E., Thomas, D.W., Sainge, M.N. (2015). The Tropical African Genus Crotonogynopsis (Euphorbiaceae), with Two New Species Novon A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature 24(3) Pages 248 - 250. Protologue (Includes a picture).

Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Dowsett-Lemaire, F., Congdon, C., Branch, B., Collins, S., Curran, M., Dowsett, R,J., Fishpool, L., Francisco, J., Harris, Kopp, M. & de Sousa, C. (2012). Mt Mabu, Mozambique: Biodiversity and Conservation Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London Page 73.

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

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: Crotonogynopsis australis., retrieved 24 September 2023

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