Pycreus melas (Ridl.) C.B. Clarke

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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 301. (Includes a picture).

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.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Pycreus melas
Flora of Malawi: Pycreus melas
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pycreus melas

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pycreus melas
African Plant Database: Pycreus melas
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pycreus melas
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pycreus melas
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pycreus melas
JSTOR Plant Science: Pycreus melas
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pycreus melas
Plants of the World Online: Pycreus melas
Tropicos: Pycreus melas
Wikipedia: Pycreus melas

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Pycreus melas., retrieved 29 November 2023

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