Polygala petitiana A. Rich.
subsp. parviflora (Exell) Paiva

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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 227. as Polygala petitiana

Exell, A.W. (1960). Polygalaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Page 334. (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 67.

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

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 154.

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Flora of Botswana: Polygala petitiana subsp. parviflora
Flora of Malawi: Polygala petitiana subsp. parviflora
Flora of Mozambique: Polygala petitiana subsp. parviflora
Flora of Zimbabwe: Polygala petitiana subsp. parviflora

External websites:

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

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: Polygala petitiana subsp. parviflora.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=133830, retrieved 3 December 2023

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