Bergia polyantha Sond.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Orange Free State (Vaal River)
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): S
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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 39.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 55.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 206.

Wild, H. (1961). Elatinaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 374 - 376. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Bergia polyantha
Flora of Caprivi: Bergia polyantha
Flora of Zimbabwe: Bergia polyantha

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bergia polyantha
African Plant Database: Bergia polyantha
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bergia polyantha
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bergia polyantha
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Bergia polyantha
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Bergia polyantha
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Bergia polyantha
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Bergia polyantha
iNaturalist: Bergia polyantha
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bergia polyantha
JSTOR Plant Science: Bergia polyantha
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bergia polyantha
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bergia polyantha
Plants of the World Online: Bergia polyantha
The Plant List (version 1.1): Bergia polyantha
Tropicos: Bergia polyantha
Wikipedia: Bergia polyantha

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Bergia polyantha., retrieved 11 August 2020

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