Platycaulos mahonii (N.E. Br.) H.P. Linder &C.R. Hardy
subsp. mahonii

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Status: Native
Notes: Recently recorded from Mt Namuli.
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Habitat: Peaty bogs and in rock cracks in montane areas.
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar.
Mozambique distribution: Z
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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 250.

Linder, H.P. (2010). Restionaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Pages 91 - 93. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 157. Restio mahonii

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Flora of Malawi: Platycaulos mahonii subsp. mahonii
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Platycaulos mahonii
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Platycaulos mahonii subsp. mahonii., retrieved 14 April 2024

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