Alternanthera tenella Colla

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Synonyms: Alternanthera bettzickiana (Regel) Voss
Alternanthera ficoidea (L.) R. Br. ex Roem.
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Growth form(s): Shrub under 2 m.
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Literature:

Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 22.

Townsend, C.C. (1988). Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 126 - 128.

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Flora of Malawi: cultivated Alternanthera tenella
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Alternanthera tenella

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Alternanthera tenella
African Plant Database: Alternanthera tenella
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Alternanthera tenella
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Alternanthera tenella
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Alternanthera tenella
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Alternanthera tenella
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Alternanthera tenella
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Alternanthera tenella
iNaturalist: Alternanthera tenella
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Alternanthera tenella
JSTOR Plant Science: Alternanthera tenella
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Alternanthera tenella
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Alternanthera tenella
Plants of the World Online: Alternanthera tenella
The Plant List (version 1.1): Alternanthera tenella
Tropicos: Alternanthera tenella
Wikipedia: Alternanthera tenella


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Alternanthera tenella.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=163660, retrieved 4 August 2020

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