Sphaeranthus talbotii S. Moore

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Status: Native
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Habitat: In pans, dambos and on streambanks.
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Worldwide distribution: Nigeria, Cameroon, Sudan, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C,E
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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 28.

Wild, H. (1980). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) Pages 106 - 107.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sphaeranthus talbotii
African Plant Database: Sphaeranthus talbotii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sphaeranthus talbotii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sphaeranthus talbotii
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Sphaeranthus talbotii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159330, retrieved 25 September 2022

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