Maytenus acuminata (L.f.) Loes.
var. acuminata

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Common names: Silky-bark (English)
Derivation of specific name: acuminata: acuminate, with a long point, referring to the leaves
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Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 127.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 254.

Robson, N.K.B. (1966). Celastraceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Pages 369 - 371.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 66.


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Flora of Malawi: Maytenus acuminata var. acuminata
Flora of Mozambique: Maytenus acuminata var. acuminata
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Maytenus acuminata
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Maytenus acuminata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Maytenus acuminata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Maytenus acuminata
Tropicos: Maytenus acuminata

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Maytenus acuminata var. acuminata., retrieved 24 January 2018

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