Rotala fluitans Pohnert

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Derivation of specific name: fluitans: floating
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): S,W
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Cook, C.D.K. (1979). A Revision of Rotala (Lythraceae) Boissiera. Mémoires de Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève 29 Pages 68 - 70. (Includes a picture).

Fernandes, A. (1978). Lythraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 316.

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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Flora of Botswana: Rotala fluitans
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Rotala fluitans

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rotala fluitans
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Wikipedia: Rotala fluitans

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Rotala fluitans., retrieved 4 March 2024

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