Rothmannia fischeri (K. Schum.) Bullock
subsp. moramballae (Hiern) Bridson

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Synonyms: Gardenia annae E.P. Wright var. moramballae Hiern
Common names: Woodland rothmannia (English)
Status: Native
See subsp. fischeri for general description. Subsp. moramballae is distinguished by the narrower leaves, slightly larger flowers and larger, more pyriform fruits. It generally occurs at lower altitudes.
Derivation of specific name: moramballae: of Morrumballa (Moramballa) on the Zambezi in Mozambique, where the type was collected.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Oct - Dec
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 653 - 655.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 958. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Rothmannia fischeri subsp. moramballae:

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Flora of Mozambique: Rothmannia fischeri subsp. moramballae

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

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: Rothmannia fischeri subsp. moramballae., retrieved 17 July 2019

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