Ochna barbosae N. Robson

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Ochna barbosae

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve, W side of Stables

Ochna barbosae

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve, W side of Stables

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Common names: Sand plane (English)
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: barbosae: after Luiz Grandvaux Barbosa (1914-1983), Portuguese botanist.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga)
Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
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Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 107. (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 600. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 260.

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 64.

Robson, N.K.B. (1963). Ochnaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 238 - 239.

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 27.

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

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: Ochna barbosae.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=140140, retrieved 14 April 2024

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