Lovoa swynnertonii Baker f.

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Common names: Brown mahogany (English) Miniature wooden-banana (English) Muwawa (Shona)
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: swynnertonii: named after Charles Francis Massey Swynnerton (1877-1938), well-known naturalist, who first recorded and collected many species of flora and fauna in and around the Chirinda Forest
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 249.

Steedman, E.C. (1933). Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Page 33. (Includes a picture).

White, F. & Styles, B.T. (1963). Meliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 293 - 294. (Includes a picture).


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Lovoa swynnertonii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=133460, retrieved 11 December 2017

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