Sclerochiton kirkii (T. Anderson) C. B. Clarke

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: kirkii: named after Dr John Kirk, who accompanied David Livingstone on his Zambezi expedition of 1858
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Endangered
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Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 20.

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

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) Page 49.

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Flora of Malawi: Sclerochiton kirkii
Flora of Mozambique: Sclerochiton kirkii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sclerochiton kirkii
African Plant Database: Sclerochiton kirkii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Sclerochiton kirkii
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Sclerochiton kirkii
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Sclerochiton kirkii
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JSTOR Plant Science: Sclerochiton kirkii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sclerochiton kirkii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sclerochiton kirkii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Sclerochiton kirkii
Tropicos: Sclerochiton kirkii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Sclerochiton kirkii., retrieved 19 March 2018

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