Polycarpaea eriantha Hochst. ex A. Rich.
var. effusa (Oliv.) Turrill

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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 359. (Includes a picture).

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 32.

Wild, H. (1960-1). Caryophyllaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 341 - 343.

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Flora of Botswana: Polycarpaea eriantha var. effusa
Flora of Caprivi: Polycarpaea eriantha var. effusa
Flora of Mozambique: Polycarpaea eriantha var. effusa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Polycarpaea eriantha var. effusa

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Polycarpaea eriantha
African Plant Database: Polycarpaea eriantha
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Polycarpaea eriantha
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Polycarpaea eriantha
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JSTOR Plant Science: Polycarpaea eriantha
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Polycarpaea eriantha
Plants of the World Online: Polycarpaea eriantha
Tropicos: Polycarpaea eriantha
Wikipedia: Polycarpaea eriantha

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: Polycarpaea eriantha var. effusa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=123350, retrieved 25 April 2024

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