Psychotria spithamea S. Moore

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Zambia, Katenina Hills
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N,E,Lk,S
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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 251. (Includes a picture).

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 30 - 31.

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Flora of Malawi: Psychotria spithamea
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Psychotria spithamea
African Plant Database: Psychotria spithamea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Psychotria spithamea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Psychotria spithamea
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Psychotria spithamea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Psychotria spithamea
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JSTOR Plant Science: Psychotria spithamea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Psychotria spithamea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Psychotria spithamea
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Wikipedia: Psychotria spithamea

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: Psychotria spithamea., retrieved 1 February 2023

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