Uvaria scheffleri Diels

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Common names: Coral clusterpear (English)
Frequency: Local and rare.
Status: Native
Notes: The recently found specimens appear to match well with U. scheffleri and have been provisionally assigned here but slight differences in leaf shape and the different habitat may yet prove this to be an undescribed taxon.
Derivation of specific name: scheffleri: After Georg Scheffler who collected in Kenya and Tanzania in the late 19th and early 20th Century.
Habitat: In coastal forest and scrub on old coral rag in Mozambique but elsewhere in evergreen thickets.
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Flowering time:Jan
Worldwide distribution: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and northern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N
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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).

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

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: Uvaria scheffleri.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=229840, retrieved 6 June 2023

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