Necepsia castaneifolia (Baill.) Bouchat & J. Léonard
subsp. chirindica (Radcl.-Sm.) Bouchat & J. Léonard

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Synonyms: Neopalissya castaneifolia (Baill.) Pax subsp. chirindica Radcl.-Sm.
Common names:
Status: Native
Notes: Small tree, occurring in the understorey of evergreen forest. Confined to the Chirinda Forest. Other subspecies are restricted to eastern Tanzania and Madagascar.
Derivation of specific name: castaneifolia: with leaves like a Castanea
Altitude range: (metres) 1100 - 1160 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Bouchat, A. & Léonard, J. (1986). Révision du genre Necepsia Prain (Euphorbiacée africano-malache) Bulletin du Jardin botanique national de Belgique 56(1/2) Pages 191 - 194.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 252. As Neopalissya castaneifolia

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 143 - 145. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Necepsia castaneifolia
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Necepsia castaneifolia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Necepsia castaneifolia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Necepsia castaneifolia
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Necepsia castaneifolia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Necepsia castaneifolia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Necepsia castaneifolia
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Necepsia castaneifolia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Necepsia castaneifolia
Ispot Southern Africa: Necepsia castaneifolia
JSTOR Plant Science: Necepsia castaneifolia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Necepsia castaneifolia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Necepsia castaneifolia
The Plant List (version 1.1): Necepsia castaneifolia
Tropicos: Necepsia castaneifolia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Necepsia castaneifolia subsp. chirindica., retrieved 22 May 2019

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