Melasma calycinum (Hiern) Hemsl.

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Derivation of specific name: calycinum: calyx-like
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 268. (Includes a picture).

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 78. Under Scrophulariaceae

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 83 - 84. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Melasma calycinum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Melasma calycinum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Melasma calycinum
African Plant Database: Melasma calycinum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Melasma calycinum
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Melasma calycinum
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Wikipedia: Melasma calycinum

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Melasma calycinum., retrieved 3 October 2023

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