Centrostachys aquatica (R. Br.) Wall. ex Moq.

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Synonyms: Achyranthes aquatica R. Br.
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,S
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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 16.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 21.

Townsend, C.C. (1988). Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 110 - 111. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Centrostachys aquatica
Flora of Mozambique: Centrostachys aquatica
Flora of Zimbabwe: Centrostachys aquatica

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

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: Centrostachys aquatica.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=122500, retrieved 2 April 2020

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