Hibiscus acetosella Welw. ex Hiern

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Hibiscus acetosella

Katanga Province, DRC
Apr 2008
Photo: Jos Stevens

Hibiscus acetosella

Katanga Province, DRC
Apr 2008
Photo: Jos Stevens

Hibiscus acetosella

Katanga Province, DRC
Apr 2008
Photo: Jos Stevens

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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
Growth form(s): Annual, perennial.
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Content last updated: Wednesday 28 June 2017

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 203.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 20.

Exell, A.W. (1961). Malvaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 438 - 439.

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 60.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hibiscus acetosella
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hibiscus acetosella
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Wikipedia: Hibiscus acetosella

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: Hibiscus acetosella.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=139250, retrieved 3 October 2023

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