Viscum obscurum Thunb.

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Status: Uncertain
Notes: This species is only known from South Africa and Swaziland according to most literature but was listed in the SABONET checklist for the Maputo Elephant Reserve. Further confirmation of this record is needed.
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Worldwide distribution: Known from Eswatini and South Africa and possibly southern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: M
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Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 29.

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External websites:

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

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: Viscum obscurum., retrieved 4 December 2023

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