Tragia benthamii Baker

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Ghana and Bioko
Derivation of specific name:
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,S,W
Growth form(s): Climber.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species: Eurytela dryope angulata (Larval foodplant)
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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 43.

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Page 230.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 58.

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Flora of Botswana: Tragia benthamii
Flora of Malawi: Tragia benthamii
Flora of Mozambique: Tragia benthamii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tragia benthamii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tragia benthamii
African Plant Database: Tragia benthamii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tragia benthamii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tragia benthamii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tragia benthamii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tragia benthamii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tragia benthamii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tragia benthamii
JSTOR Plant Science: Tragia benthamii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tragia benthamii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tragia benthamii
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Wikipedia: Tragia benthamii

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Tragia benthamii., retrieved 20 October 2021

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