Utricularia welwitschii Oliv.

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: welwitschii: named after the Austrian botanist, Friedrich Martin Welwitsch (1806-1872)
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C
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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 196.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 36.

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 58.

Taylor, P. (1988). Lentibulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(3) Pages 16 - 17.

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Flora of Malawi: Utricularia welwitschii
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Utricularia welwitschii
African Plant Database: Utricularia welwitschii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Utricularia welwitschii
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Utricularia welwitschii
Plants of the World Online: Utricularia welwitschii
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Wikipedia: Utricularia welwitschii

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: Utricularia welwitschii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=152900, retrieved 1 December 2023

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