Nesaea cordata Hiern

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Syntypes from Niger, Uganda and Angola
Derivation of specific name: cordata: heart-shaped
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,S,W
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 26.

Fernandes, A. (1978). Lythraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 302 - 304.

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.

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 217.

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Flora of Botswana: Nesaea cordata
Flora of Caprivi: Nesaea cordata
Flora of Mozambique: Nesaea cordata
Flora of Zimbabwe: Nesaea cordata

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Nesaea cordata
African Plant Database: Nesaea cordata
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Nesaea cordata
Plants of the World Online: Nesaea cordata
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Wikipedia: Nesaea cordata

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: Nesaea cordata., retrieved 13 April 2024

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