Pycreus muricatus (Kük.) Napper

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: muricatus: muricate (rough, with sharp tubercles or protuberances)
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk
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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.

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pycreus muricatus
African Plant Database: Pycreus muricatus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pycreus muricatus
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pycreus muricatus
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pycreus muricatus
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Wikipedia: Pycreus muricatus

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Pycreus muricatus., retrieved 23 February 2024

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