Pycreus macranthus (Boeckeler) C.B.Clarke

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: macranthus: large-flowered
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N,C,S
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 47.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 30.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 89.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 120.

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Flora of Botswana: Pycreus macranthus
Flora of Malawi: Pycreus macranthus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pycreus macranthus

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Pycreus macranthus., retrieved 28 October 2021

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