Aldrovanda vesiculosa L.

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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,C
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Laundon, J.R. (1978). Droseraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 62 - 63. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 54.

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Flora of Botswana: Aldrovanda vesiculosa
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Aldrovanda vesiculosa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aldrovanda vesiculosa
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aldrovanda vesiculosa
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Wikipedia: Aldrovanda vesiculosa

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: Aldrovanda vesiculosa., retrieved 9 December 2023

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