Magnistipula sapinii De Wild

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Magnistipula sapinii

Liuwa plains; Nov 2010.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Common names: Mukasa (Lozi) Mungondu (Lunda)
Status: Native
Rhizomatous geoxylic suffrutex usually less than 20 cm. tall.
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Notes: Forming extensive colonies.
Fairly widespread, probably Lower Risk, Least Concern.
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Habitat: Seasonally waterlogged sand plains.
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Angola and D.R. Congo.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,W
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Content last updated: Tuesday 9 September 2014

Fanshawe, D.B. (). District vegetation reports Division of Forest Research, Kitwe (roneo).

Fanshawe, D.B. (1971). The Vegetation of Zambia. Division of Forest Research, Kitwe.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32

White, F. (1962). Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia Oxford Univ. Press.

White, F. (1978). Chrysobalanaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 46 - 48. (Includes a picture).

White, F. (1983). The Vegetation of Africa. A descriptive memoir. UNESCO, Paris

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Magnistipula sapinii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Magnistipula sapinii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Magnistipula sapinii
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Magnistipula sapinii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Magnistipula sapinii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Magnistipula sapinii
JSTOR Plant Science: Magnistipula sapinii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Magnistipula sapinii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Magnistipula sapinii
Plants of the World Online: Magnistipula sapinii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Magnistipula sapinii
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Wikipedia: Magnistipula sapinii

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: Magnistipula sapinii., retrieved 18 January 2020

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