Moringa oleifera Lour.

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Moringa oleifera

Katanga Province, DRC
2006
Photo: Jos Stevens

Moringa oleifera

Katanga Province, DRC
2006
Photo: Jos Stevens

Moringa oleifera

Katanga Province, DRC
2006
Photo: Jos Stevens

Moringa oleifera

Katanga Province, DRC
2006
Photo: Jos Stevens

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Status: Introduced
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Worldwide distribution: Native to India.
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Growth form(s): Tree.
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Content last updated: Wednesday 3 August 2016
Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 167. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 238.

Hawthorne, W.D. & Jongkind, C.C.H. (2007). Woody Plants of Western African Forests: A Guide to the Forest Trees, Shrubs and Lianes From Senegal to Ghana Kew Page 331.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 63.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 88.

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Flora of Botswana: Moringa oleifera
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Moringa oleifera
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Moringa oleifera

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Moringa oleifera
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Moringa oleifera
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Moringa oleifera
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Moringa oleifera
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Moringa oleifera
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Moringa oleifera
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Moringa oleifera.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=124730, retrieved 11 August 2020

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