Dissotis speciosa Taub.

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: speciosa: showy, good-looking
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,Mc
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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 208. (Includes a picture).

Fernandes, R. & A. (1978). Melastomataceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 258.

Other sources of information about Dissotis speciosa:

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Flora of Malawi: Dissotis speciosa

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dissotis speciosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dissotis speciosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dissotis speciosa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dissotis speciosa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dissotis speciosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Dissotis speciosa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Dissotis speciosa
iNaturalist: Dissotis speciosa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dissotis speciosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Dissotis speciosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dissotis speciosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dissotis speciosa
Plants of the World Online: Dissotis speciosa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Dissotis speciosa
Tropicos: Dissotis speciosa
Wikipedia: Dissotis speciosa

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Dissotis speciosa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=191960, retrieved 18 September 2019

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