Morinda citrifolia L.

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Frequency: Rare
Status: ?Native
Derivation of specific name: citrifolia: with leaves like a Citrus.
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Worldwide distribution: Mostly along the coasts of the Western Pacific and Eastern Indian Ocean but in Africa also known from the Kenyan Coast.
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 916. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

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

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: Morinda citrifolia., retrieved 24 September 2023

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