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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.
Duvalia polita N.E.Br.

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe

English
Polished star

Duvalia polita N.E.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1988 Baines, T. [s.n.], Botswana K000305877 Unknown type material
Brandham [Cyt. 73-828], South Africa 35368.000
Seine, R. [903], Zimbabwe 59628.000
K000305874
Leendertz, R. [4353], South Africa K000305875
K000305876 Unknown type material
Zimbabwe Duvalia transvaalensis 11371.000

First published in Gard. Chron., n.s., 6: 130 (1876)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 7(3): 1-375. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bruyns, P.V. (2014). The Apocynaceae of Namibia Strelitzia 34: 1-158. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Kew Science Photographs
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Plants and People Africa
Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
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