Pentas purpurea Oliv.
subsp. mechowiana (K. Schum.) Verdc.

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Derivation of specific name: purpurea: purple
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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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 73.

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 76 - 77.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Pentas purpurea subsp. mechowiana

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pentas purpurea
African Plant Database: Pentas purpurea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pentas purpurea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pentas purpurea
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pentas purpurea
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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: Pentas purpurea subsp. mechowiana., retrieved 13 April 2024

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