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Species Information

Melanospermum swazicum Hilliard
(name current 2016)


Growth form: Herb
Near Endemic
Found within protected areas
Schedule A

Red Data Book Information:
Status: EN B1B2aC2a Endemism: Near endemic Threats: Fire, grazing, habitat degradation Distribution: Mbabane, Malolotja, possibly Ngome, Siphocosini Grows on hills. Subpopulation at Ngome may be a different species. Only one locality known outside Swaziland.

Regional distribution:
Only one locality known outside Swaziland.

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Polycarena sp.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.

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