Wiesneria filifolia Hook. f.

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: filifolia: with filiform or thread-like leaves
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Madagascar
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
Growth form(s): Aquatic, perennial.
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Carter, S. (1960). Alismataceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 11 - 13. (Includes a picture).

Martins, E.S. & Catarino, L. (2009). Alismataceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 14 - 15. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Wiesneria filifolia
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Wiesneria filifolia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Wiesneria filifolia

External websites:

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

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: Wiesneria filifolia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=162780, retrieved 18 July 2024

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