Ochna dolicharthros F.M. Crawford & I. Darbysh.

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Common names:
Frequency: Very local
Status: Native
Suffrutex or small shrub up to 1 m high.
Notes: A very recently described species (2015) closely related to Ochna beirensis and O. braunii but can be distinguished by the pedicel length and the suffruticose habit.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Open grassland between dambos and woodland, in coastal Berlinia dominated woodland and dry forest.
Altitude range: 100 - 150 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Palma District, Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Endangered
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Crawford, F.M. & Darbyshire, I. (2015). Ochna dolicharthros (Ochnaceae): a new species from northern Mozambique Kew Bulletin 70(2) Pages 1 - 7. Protologue (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 91.

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

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: Ochna dolicharthros.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=223460, retrieved 28 February 2024

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