Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.

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Synonyms: Acokanthera friesiorum Markgr.
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Notes: Included as a cultivated plant based on the record in Biegel of A. friesiorum. Not to be confused with the native A. rotundata which was called A. schimperi var. rotundata.
Derivation of specific name: schimperi: named after Wilhelm Schimper, explorer and collector, particularly in Ethiopia.
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Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
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Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 19.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Acokanthera schimperi

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

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: Acokanthera schimperi., retrieved 28 February 2024

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