Englerina cordata Polhill & Wiens

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Status: Doubtful
Notes: Although listed by Mapaura & Timberlake in SABONET 33:59 (2004), it is not mentioned for Zimbabwe by Pohhill & Wiens in Flora Zambesiaca (Volume 9 Part 3, 2006) or Mistletoes of Africa (1998) and may be based on misidentified specimens at SRGH.
Derivation of specific name: cordata: heart-shaped
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and northern Malawi (doubtful in Zimbabwe).
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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 200.

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 59.

Polhill, R.M. & Wiens, D. (1998). Mistletoes of Africa Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Page 129.

Polhill, R.M. & Wiens, D. (2006). Loranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 139 - 140.

White, F., Dowsett-Lemaire, F. & Chapman, J.D. (2001). Evergreen forest flora of Malawi Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Page 349.

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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: Species information: Englerina cordata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=120910, retrieved 22 May 2024

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