Vahlia digyna (Retz.) Kuntze

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Vahlia digyna

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Synonyms: Oldenlandia digyna Retz.
Vahlia menyharthii Schinz
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Status: Native
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Habitat: Usually along river banks and dambos, sometimes in drier situations.
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Worldwide distribution: Tropical Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and Pakistan and India.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,?C,S
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Bridson, D.M. (1978). Vahliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 50 - 53. (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 82.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 110.

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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: Vahlia digyna., retrieved 19 May 2024

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