Plectranthus mandalensis Baker

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Status: Native
Notes: Previously thought to be endemic to Mt Mulanje but recently recorded from Mozambique as well.
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Worldwide distribution: Known from Mt Mulanje, Malawi and nearby Mozambique.
Malawi distribution: S
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 152 - 153. (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 88.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 203 - 205. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2002). Endemics of Mt. Mulanje. The endemic spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Systematics and Geography of Plants 72 Page 18.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 113.

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Flora of Mozambique: Plectranthus mandalensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Plectranthus mandalensis
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Plectranthus mandalensis
Plants of the World Online: Plectranthus mandalensis
Tropicos: Plectranthus mandalensis
Wikipedia: Plectranthus mandalensis

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: Plectranthus mandalensis., retrieved 21 April 2024

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