Synsepalum cerasiferum (Welw.) T.D. Penn.

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Synonyms: Afrosersalisia cerasifera (Welw.) Aubrév.
Chrysophyllum disaco Hiern
Sapota cerasifera Welw.
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Status: Native
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Syntypes from Angola
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,C
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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 260. (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 744. (Includes a picture).

Kupicha, F.K. (1983). Sapotaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 215 - 217. As Afrosersalisia cerasifera (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 175.

Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Dowsett-Lemaire, F., Congdon, C., Branch, B., Collins, S., Curran, M., Dowsett, R,J., Fishpool, L., Francisco, J., Harris, Kopp, M. & de Sousa, C. (2012). Mt Mabu, Mozambique: Biodiversity and Conservation Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London Page 75.

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Flora of Malawi: Synsepalum cerasiferum
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Synsepalum cerasiferum
African Plant Database: Synsepalum cerasiferum
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Synsepalum cerasiferum., retrieved 2 October 2023

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