Sclerochiton coeruleus (Lindau) S. Moore

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Data deficient
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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 887. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 274. As Sclerochiton caeruleus

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 15.

Vollesen, K. (2013). Acanthaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 8(5) Pages 52 - 54. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Mozambique: Sclerochiton coeruleus

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

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: Sclerochiton coeruleus., retrieved 19 April 2019

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