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.

conservation, new combinations, TIPA, Tricalysia, Tropical Important Plant Area
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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