Olax pentandra Sleumer

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Common names: Green-twig Olax (English)
Frequency: Local.
Status: Native
Notes: Only recently recorded from Mozambique.
Derivation of specific name: pentandra: with 5 stamens.
Habitat: Wooded grassland
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and northern Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 109. (Includes a picture).

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

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: Olax pentandra.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=229790, retrieved 24 May 2024

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