Vitellariopsis ferruginea Kupicha

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Synonyms: Austromimusops sylvestris (S. Moore) A. Meeuse
Vitellariopsis sylvestris sensu R.B. Drumm.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Large bush or small tree.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: ferruginea: rusty-brown in colour
Habitat: In rocky hills and wooded ravines.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Nov - Jan
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe only; frequent in the Mutare-Nyanga-Buhera area.
Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 266. As Vitellariopsis sylvestris


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


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: Vitellariopsis ferruginea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143830, retrieved 31 July 2016

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