Cordia megiae J.E. Burrows

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: megiae: after Meg Coates-Palgrave, well-known dendrologist in Southern Africa and co-author of this online flora.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Sofala Province in Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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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 824. Protologue on page 1040-1041 (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 81.

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External websites:

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

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: Cordia megiae., retrieved 17 June 2024

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