Cephalanthus natalensis Oliv.

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Cephalanthus natalensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Other side of rd, nr Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Cephalanthus natalensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Forest, Vumba

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Synonyms:
Common names: Strawberry bush (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Usually a canopy climber or scrambling shrub.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: natalensis: of Natal, South Africa
Habitat:
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Sep - Feb
Worldwide distribution:
Malawi distribution: S
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Literature:

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 419 - 420. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 949. (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.

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 71.

Steedman, E.C. (1933). Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Page 77. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 161.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 98.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cephalanthus natalensis
African Plant Database: Cephalanthus natalensis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cephalanthus natalensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cephalanthus natalensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cephalanthus natalensis
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Cephalanthus natalensis
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Wikipedia: Cephalanthus natalensis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Cephalanthus natalensis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=155160, retrieved 23 August 2019

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