Xerophyta kirkii (Hemsl.) L.B. Smith & Ayensu

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Status: Native
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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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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 173 - 174. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Mozambique: Xerophyta kirkii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Xerophyta kirkii
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Xerophyta kirkii
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Wikipedia: Xerophyta kirkii

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 kirkii.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=180150, retrieved 22 April 2024

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