Heteropyxis natalensis Harv.

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Common names:
Derivation of specific name: natalensis: of Natal, South Africa
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Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 703. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 20.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 264.

Fernandes, A. (1978). Heteropyxidaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 215.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 54.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 76.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 108.

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Flora of Botswana: Heteropyxis natalensis
Flora of Malawi: Heteropyxis natalensis
Flora of Mozambique: Heteropyxis natalensis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Heteropyxis natalensis

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Heteropyxis natalensis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=142490, retrieved 25 May 2024

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