Tetracera bussei Gilg

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Common names:
Frequency: Rare
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: bussei: after Walter Carl Otto Busse (1865-1933), German agricultural officer and plant collector in Tanzania.
Habitat: In miombo woodland on sandy soils.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from a few locations in Southern Tanzania and northern Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N
Growth form(s):
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 627. (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 83.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tetracera bussei
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tetracera bussei
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tetracera bussei
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tetracera bussei
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tetracera bussei
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tetracera bussei
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Tetracera bussei
iNaturalist: Tetracera bussei
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tetracera bussei
JSTOR Plant Science: Tetracera bussei
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tetracera bussei
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tetracera bussei
Plants of the World Online: Tetracera bussei
Tropicos: Tetracera bussei
Wikipedia: Tetracera bussei

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Tetracera bussei.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=230330, retrieved 22 May 2022

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