Memecylon rovumense R.D.Stone & I.G. Mona

We have few details about this taxon; if you can provide any information, photos or reliable records, please contact one of the site authors. Email addresses are given on the home page.

Images: None on this site.

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Common names:
Frequency: Rare
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: rovumense: of the Rovumo River area.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from southeastern Tanzania and northern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Vulnerable
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 710. (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 90.

Stone, R.D., Mona,I.G. & Ramdhani, S. (2017). Revised treatment of Mozambican Memecylon (Melastomataceae—Olisbeoideae), with descriptions of four new species in M. section Buxifolia Phytotaxa 331(2) Pages 160 - 163. Protologue (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Memecylon rovumense:

External websites:

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

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: Memecylon rovumense., retrieved 15 April 2024

Site software last modified: 24 September 2019 10:58am
Terms of use