Pycreus nitidus (Lam.) J. Raynal

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Derivation of specific name: nitidus: glossy, shining
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp,N,W
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 30.

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 nitidus
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Pycreus nitidus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pycreus nitidus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pycreus nitidus
African Plant Database: Pycreus nitidus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pycreus nitidus
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pycreus nitidus
Plants of the World Online: Pycreus nitidus
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Wikipedia: Pycreus nitidus

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 nitidus., retrieved 21 February 2024

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