Burttdavya nyasica Hoyle

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Burttdavya nyasica

Photo: Bart Wursten
National Botanic Garden, Harare

Burttdavya nyasica

Photo: Bart Wursten
National Botanic Garden, Harare

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Description: Tree to 20 (-40) m. Leaves: petiole 2-6 cm; lamina up to 30 × 20 cm, ovate to broadly elliptic; base cuneate to subcordate; apex rounded or truncate. Inflorescences 2-4 cm in diameter. Flowers strongly scented. Corolla yellow. Individual fruits 5-8 mm, red. Seeds red, ellipsoid.
Derivation of specific name: nyasica: from Malawi (Nyasaland)
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Worldwide distribution: 1 species in Tanzania, Mozambique and Malawi
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Insects associated with this species: Daphnis nerii (Larval foodplant)
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Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 414 - 416. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 949. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Burttdavya nyasica
Flora of Mozambique: Burttdavya nyasica

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Burttdavya nyasica
African Plant Database: Burttdavya nyasica
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Burttdavya nyasica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Burttdavya nyasica
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Burttdavya nyasica
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Burttdavya nyasica
JSTOR Plant Science: Burttdavya nyasica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Burttdavya nyasica
Plants of the World Online: Burttdavya nyasica
Tropicos: Burttdavya nyasica
Wikipedia: Burttdavya nyasica

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: Burttdavya nyasica.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=167610, retrieved 14 April 2024

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