Protea kibarensis Hauman
subsp. cuspidata (Beard) Chisumpa & Brummitt

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Malawi, Mafinga
Notes: Red data status: VU D2
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Rocky montane grassland and at upper limit of miombo woodland.
Altitude range: 2100 - 2135 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Restricted to the Mafinga and Makutu ranges of Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Beard, J.S. (1963). The genus Protea in Tropical Africa Kirkia 3 Page 190. as Protea cuspidata (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 230. (Includes a picture).

Chisumpa, S.M., Brummitt, R.K. & Marner, S. (2006). Proteaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 79 - 81.

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Flora of Malawi: Protea kibarensis subsp. cuspidata

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Protea kibarensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Protea kibarensis
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Protea kibarensis
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Protea kibarensis subsp. cuspidata., retrieved 22 February 2024

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