Carvalhoa macrophylla K. Schum.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Notes: This species is considered conspecific with Carvalhoa campanulata by some authors.
Derivation of specific name: macrophylla: large-leaved.
Habitat: Understorey of moist evergreen forest.
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Worldwide distribution: Eastern Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi and nothern Mozambique.
Malawi distribution: ?
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Burrows, J.E. (2008). Species delimitation in Carvalhoa campanulata (Rauvolfioideae) Bothalia 38(2) Pages 147 - 150. (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 804. (Includes a picture).

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. & Kupicha, F.K. et al. (1985). Apocynaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 445 - 446. included under Carvalhoa campanulata

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Flora of Mozambique: Carvalhoa macrophylla

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

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: Carvalhoa macrophylla., retrieved 18 May 2024

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