Strychnos mitis S. Moore

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: mitis: mild, gentle
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E,S
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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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 779. (Includes a picture).

Dowsett-Lemaire, F. & White, F. (1990). New and noteworthy plants from the evergreen forests of Malawi Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 60(1/2) Page 79.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 268.

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. (1983). Loganiaceae (inc. Buddlejaceae) Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 367 - 368. (Includes a picture).

Steedman, E.C. (1933). Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Pages 67 - 68.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 117.

Other sources of information about Strychnos mitis:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Strychnos mitis
Flora of Mozambique: Strychnos mitis

External websites:

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

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: Strychnos mitis., retrieved 20 May 2019

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