Clutia punctata Wild

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Common names:
Status: Native
Erect shrub, similar to C. abyssinica but completely hairless.
Notes: Endemic to the quartzite crags on rocky summits and steep slopes of montane grassland in the Chimanimani Mts.
Derivation of specific name: punctata: marked with dots or translucent glands
Altitude range: (metres) 2135 - 2285 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe only.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Page 128.

Wild, H. (1964). The endemic species of the Chimanimani Mountains and their significance Kirkia 4 Pages 142 - 143.


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External websites:

African Plant Database: Clutia punctata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Clutia punctata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Clutia punctata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Clutia punctata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Clutia punctata
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Clutia punctata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Clutia punctata
Ispot Southern Africa : Clutia punctata
JSTOR Plant Science: Clutia punctata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Clutia punctata
Tropicos: Clutia punctata
West African Plants database: Clutia punctata

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Clutia punctata., retrieved 20 October 2016

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