Xerophyta pseudopinifolia Behnke

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Synonyms: Xerophyta pinifolia Lam. var. pinifolia
Common names: Sharp-leaved baboon's tail (English)
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: pseudopinifolia: referring to its likeness to Xerophyta pinifolia, a species now considered to occur only on Madagascar.
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Malawi and Mozambique.
Malawi distribution: S
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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 46. (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 78.

Gonçalves, A.E. (2009). Velloziaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 157 - 158. as Xerophyta pinifolia var. pinifolia (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Mozambique: Xerophyta pseudopinifolia

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Xerophyta pseudopinifolia
African Plant Database: Xerophyta pseudopinifolia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Xerophyta pseudopinifolia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Xerophyta pseudopinifolia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Xerophyta pseudopinifolia
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iNaturalist: Xerophyta pseudopinifolia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Xerophyta pseudopinifolia
JSTOR Plant Science: Xerophyta pseudopinifolia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Xerophyta pseudopinifolia
Plants of the World Online: Xerophyta pseudopinifolia
Tropicos: Xerophyta pseudopinifolia
Wikipedia: Xerophyta pseudopinifolia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Xerophyta pseudopinifolia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=180100, retrieved 25 April 2024

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