Mostuea brunonis Didr.
var. brunonis

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Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bunga Forest, Vumba

Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bunga Forest, Vumba

Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis

Photo: Mark Hyde
Bunga Forest

Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis

Photo: Mark Hyde
Bunga Forest

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Synonyms: Mostuea walleri Baker
Common names:
Status: Native
Normally a smallish shrub but occasionally a climbing liane. The flowers are normally white with a yellow throat but may be pink or lilac with an orange to red throat.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In the understorey of evergreen forests.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 2000 m
Flowering time:Oct - Feb
Worldwide distribution: Tropical Africa and Madagascar
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Climber, liane, shrub over 2 m, shrub under 2 m.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 10 November 2018

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 786. As Mostuea brunonis (Includes a picture).

Dowsett-Lemaire, F. (1989). The flora and phytogeography of the evergreen forests of Malawi. I: Afromontane and mid-altitude forests; Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 59(1/2) Page 22.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 267.

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. (1983). Loganiaceae (inc. Buddlejaceae) Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 346 - 347.

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 58. Under Loganiaceae

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 116.

Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Dowsett-Lemaire, F., Congdon, C., Branch, B., Collins, S., Curran, M., Dowsett, R,J., Fishpool, L., Francisco, J., Harris, Kopp, M. & de Sousa, C. (2012). Mt Mabu, Mozambique: Biodiversity and Conservation Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London Page 74.

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Flora of Malawi: Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis
Flora of Mozambique: Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis
Flora of Zambia: Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Mostuea brunonis
African Plant Database: Mostuea brunonis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Mostuea brunonis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Mostuea brunonis
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JSTOR Plant Science: Mostuea brunonis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Mostuea brunonis
Plants of the World Online: Mostuea brunonis
Tropicos: Mostuea brunonis
Wikipedia: Mostuea brunonis

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: Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis., retrieved 26 May 2024

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