Oxygonum alatum Burch.
var. longisquamatum Germish.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: alatum: winged
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): S,W
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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 68. as Oxygonum alatum var. alatum

Nogueira, I., Ortiz, S. & Paiva, J.A.R. (2006). Polygonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 30 - 33. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 93.

Other sources of information about Oxygonum alatum var. longisquamatum:

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Flora of Botswana: Oxygonum alatum var. longisquamatum
Flora of Caprivi: Oxygonum alatum var. longisquamatum
Flora of Mozambique: Oxygonum alatum var. longisquamatum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Oxygonum alatum var. longisquamatum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Oxygonum alatum
African Plant Database: Oxygonum alatum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Oxygonum alatum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Oxygonum alatum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Oxygonum alatum
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iNaturalist: Oxygonum alatum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Oxygonum alatum
JSTOR Plant Science: Oxygonum alatum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Oxygonum alatum
Plants of the World Online: Oxygonum alatum
Tropicos: Oxygonum alatum
Wikipedia: Oxygonum alatum

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: Oxygonum alatum var. longisquamatum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=121880, retrieved 29 September 2023

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