Rotala mexicana Cham. & Schltdl.

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Synonyms: Rotala pusilla Tul.
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Derivation of specific name: mexicana: of Mexico
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): S
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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 33 - 41. (Includes a picture).

Fernandes, A. (1978). Lythraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 321 - 322. As Rotala pusilla

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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Flora of Mozambique: Rotala mexicana
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rotala mexicana
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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 mexicana., retrieved 6 October 2022

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