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  • adjective Scheffler (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Scheffler's ..."


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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Scheffler.


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  • Approximately 40% of the forest is medium-rich to rich mixed forest, including key species such as red stinkwood Prunus africana, nationally threatened Newtonia buchanani, Symphonia globulifera, Chrysophyllum pruniforme, Podocarpus spp. and Strombosia scheffleri.

    Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda 2009

  • Strictly endemic reptiles are Scheffler's dwarf gecko (Lygodactylus scheffleri), side spotted dwarf gecko (Lygodactylus laterimaculatus), and Amblyodipsas teitana.

    Northern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets 2008

  • A number of tree species are endemic to this region, including Allanblackia stuhlmannii, Beilschmiedia kweo, Isoberlinia scheffleri, and Polyceratocarpus scheffleri.

    Eastern Arc forests 2007

  • Fruits sweet but not as sweet as those of U. scheffleri.

    Chapter 7 1999

  • Cover photographs (clockwise from top left): Vangueria infausta, Acokanthera oppositifolia, Uvaria scheffleri, Citrullus lanatus, Nymphaea nouchali,

    Chapter 1 1999

  • (Weenen et al., 1991) and the schefflerins 15 and 16 from U. scheffleri (Nkunya et al., 1990b) are virtually inactive.

    Chapter 7 1991

  • Rubus scheffleri Engl. Rubus volkensii Engl. RUBIACEAE

    Chapter 11 1999


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