Myriophyllum spicatum L.

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Derivation of specific name: spicatum: arranged in a spike.
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,S
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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 54.

Mendes, E.J. (1978). Haloragaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 79.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 76.

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 214.

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Flora of Botswana: Myriophyllum spicatum
Flora of Caprivi: Myriophyllum spicatum
Flora of Malawi: Myriophyllum spicatum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Myriophyllum spicatum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Myriophyllum spicatum
African Plant Database: Myriophyllum spicatum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Myriophyllum spicatum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Myriophyllum spicatum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Myriophyllum spicatum
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iNaturalist: Myriophyllum spicatum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Myriophyllum spicatum
JSTOR Plant Science: Myriophyllum spicatum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Myriophyllum spicatum
Plants of the World Online: Myriophyllum spicatum
Tropicos: Myriophyllum spicatum
Wikipedia: Myriophyllum spicatum

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: Myriophyllum spicatum., retrieved 24 May 2024

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