Dorstenia buchananii Engl.
var. longipedunculata Rendle

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Mozambique near Lake Malawi
Derivation of specific name: buchananii: after John Buchanan (1855 – 1896), Scottish horticulturist, missionary, farmer and plant collector in Malawi, who became Acting British Consul to Central Africa.
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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Berg, C.C. (1991). Moraceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(6) Pages 35 - 37. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2003). Figs of Southern and South-Central Africa Umdaus Press, South Africa Pages 315 - 316. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Dorstenia buchananii var. longipedunculata:

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Flora of Malawi: Dorstenia buchananii var. longipedunculata
Flora of Mozambique: Dorstenia buchananii var. longipedunculata

External websites:

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

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: Dorstenia buchananii var. longipedunculata., retrieved 1 October 2023

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