Crossopetalum mossambicense I. Darbysh.

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Common names:
Frequency: Local and rare.
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: mossambicense: of Mozambique.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from northern Mozambique and southeastern Tanzania.
Mozambique distribution: N
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: 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 496. (Includes a picture).

Darbyshire, I., Goyder,D.J., Wood, J.R.I., Banze, A. & Burrows, J.E. (2020). Further new species and records from the coastal dry forests and woodlands of the Rovuma Centre of Endemism Plant Ecology and Evolution 153 (3) Page 439.

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 82.

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External websites:

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

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: Crossopetalum mossambicense., retrieved 14 April 2024

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