Rotala longistyla Gibbs

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Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): S,W
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Fernandes, A. (1978). Lythraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 321.

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.

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 longistyla
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rotala longistyla
African Plant Database: Rotala longistyla
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Rotala longistyla
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Rotala longistyla
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Rotala longistyla
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Rotala longistyla
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rotala longistyla
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Rotala longistyla., retrieved 3 October 2022

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