Elaeodendron croceum (Thunb.) DC.

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Synonyms: Cassine papillosa (Hochst.) Kuntze
Crocoxylon croceum (Thunb.) N. Robson
Elaeodendron capense Eckl. & Zeyh.
Common names: Forest saffron (English)
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: croceum: saffron-coloured, yellow
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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 499. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 23. as Elaeodendron papillosa

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 255. As Cassine papillosa

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 33.

Robson, N.K.B. (1966). Celastraceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Pages 386 - 387. As Elaeodendron capense

Robson, N.K.B. (1966). Celastraceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Pages 390 - 391. As Crocoxylon croceum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Elaeodendron croceum
African Plant Database: Elaeodendron croceum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Elaeodendron croceum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Elaeodendron croceum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Elaeodendron croceum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Elaeodendron croceum
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JSTOR Plant Science: Elaeodendron croceum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Elaeodendron croceum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Elaeodendron croceum
Plants of the World Online: Elaeodendron croceum
Tropicos: Elaeodendron croceum
Wikipedia: Elaeodendron croceum

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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Elaeodendron croceum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137040, retrieved 29 November 2020

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