Uvaria rovumae Deroin & Lötter

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Common names: Rovuma clusterpear (English)
Frequency: Local and rare.
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: rovumae: of the Rovuma River, where this species is found.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Jan
Worldwide distribution: Only known from northern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Critically Endangered
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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 134. (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 76.

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

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: Uvaria rovumae.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=229830, retrieved 22 July 2024

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