Rotheca verdcourtii (R. Fern.) R. Fern.

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Synonyms: Clerodendrum verdcourtii R. Fern.
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: verdcourtiana: after Bernard Verdcourt (1925-2011), botanist, taxonomist and author of many family treatments in Flora Zambesiaca and Flora of Tropical East Africa.
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Worldwide distribution: Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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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 851. (Includes a picture).

Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 88.

Fernandes, R. (2005). Lamiaceae (subfamilies: Viticoideae and Ajugoideae) Flora Zambesiaca 8(7) Page 132.

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 56.

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Rotheca verdcourtii., retrieved 27 January 2023

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