Empogona jenniferae is described from the upper quartzitic slopes of Mt Chimanimani on both sides of the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border, a prospective Tropical Important Plant Area. Its conservation status is assessed as Critically Endangered under the 2012 IUCN criteria. A figure and notes on the endemic plant species of Chimanimani are provided. Two additional names in Empogona, E. congesta and E. congesta subsp. chasei are published.

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Keywords conservation, new combinations, TIPA, Tricalysia, Tropical Important Plant Area
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.3767/blumea.2018.63.01.08
Journal Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
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Cheek, M, Chipanga, H, & Darbyshire, I. (2018). Notes on the plant endemics of the quartzitic slopes of Mt Chimanimani (Mozambique & Zimbabwe), and a new, Critically Endangered species, Empogona jenniferae (Rubiaceae-Coffeeae). Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 63, 87–92. doi:10.3767/blumea.2018.63.01.08