Mesanthemum africanum Moldenke

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Mesanthemum africanum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Raphia Pool, Muhohwa R, Corner, Chimanimani

Mesanthemum africanum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Raphia Pool, Muhohwa R, Corner, Chimanimani

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Derivation of specific name: africanum: of Africa
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Worldwide distribution: Chimanimani Mountains of Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 38.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 126.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 173.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 128.

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 90.

Phillips, S.M. (1998). Eriocaulaceae of the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia 17(1) Pages 54 - 55.

Phillips, S.M. (2010). Eriocaulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Pages 74 - 75.

Wild, H. (1964). The endemic species of the Chimanimani Mountains and their significance Kirkia 4 Page 134.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 82.

Other sources of information about Mesanthemum africanum:

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Flora of Mozambique: Mesanthemum africanum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Mesanthemum africanum

External websites:

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

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: Species information: Mesanthemum africanum., retrieved 10 August 2020

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