Ficalhoa laurifolia Hiern

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Status: Native
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Habitat: Evergreen forest, riverine forest and streamsides.
Altitude range: 1350 - 1800 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia.
Malawi distribution: N
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 275. (Includes a picture).

Dowsett-Lemaire, F. (1989). The flora and phytogeography of the evergreen forests of Malawi. I: Afromontane and mid-altitude forests; Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 59(1/2) Page 18.

Robson, N.K.B. (1960-1). Theaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 405 - 407. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Zambia: Ficalhoa laurifolia

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ficalhoa laurifolia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ficalhoa laurifolia
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ficalhoa laurifolia
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Wikipedia: Ficalhoa laurifolia

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: Ficalhoa laurifolia., retrieved 16 April 2024

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