Rotala filiformis (Bellardi) Hiern

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Synonyms: Rotala congolensis A. Fern. & Diniz
Rotala heteropetala Koehne var. engleri Koehne
Rotala heterophylla A. Fern. & Diniz
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,Lk,S,W
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 31.

CooK, C.D.K. (1979). A Revision of Rotala (Lythraceae) Boissiera. Mémoires de Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève 29 Pages 121 - 125. (Includes a picture).

Fernandes, A. (1978). Lythraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 318. As Rotala heterophylla, R. congolensis and R. heteropetala engleri

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 139. (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 59.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 82.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rotala filiformis
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rotala filiformis
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Rotala filiformis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=141400, retrieved 17 November 2019

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