Diospyros bussei Gürke

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: bussei: after Walter Carl Otto Busse (1865-1933), German agricultural officer and collector in Tanganyika (now Tanzania).
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Worldwide distribution: Somalia, 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 755. (Includes a picture).

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

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: Diospyros bussei.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=230480, retrieved 4 June 2023

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