Commelina zambesica C.B.Clarke

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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk,S
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 15.

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 87.

Moriarty, A. (1975). Wild Flowers of Malawi Purnell & sons Cape Town. Pages 37 - 38. as Commelina zambesiaca (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 117.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 181.

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Flora of Botswana: Commelina zambesica
Flora of Caprivi: Commelina zambesica
Flora of Malawi: Commelina zambesica
Flora of Mozambique: Commelina zambesica
Flora of Zimbabwe: Commelina zambesica

External websites:

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

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: Commelina zambesica., retrieved 26 October 2021

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