Protea mafingensis (Chisumpa & Brummitt) Beard

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Status: Native
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Notes: Red data status: VU D2
Derivation of specific name: mafingensis: of the Mafinga Hills in Malawi.
Habitat: On rocky outcrops in montane grassland.
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Worldwide distribution: Mafinga Hills and Nyika Plateau in Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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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 Pages 184 - 185. as Protea kilimandscharica

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. as Protea caffra subsp. mafingensis

Chisumpa, S.M., Brummitt, R.K. & Marner, S. (2006). Proteaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 69 - 70.

Willis, C.K., Burrows, J.E., Fish, L., Phiri, P.S.M., Chikuni, A.C. & Golding, J. (2001). Developing a greater understanding of the flora of the Nyika Syst. Geogr. Pl. 71(2) Page 1000. as Protea caffra subsp. mafingensis

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Protea mafingensis., retrieved 5 March 2024

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