Melastomastrum capitatum (Vahl) A.Fern. & R.Fern.

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Status: Native
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Type location:
a cultivated specimens at Kew
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,Lp
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Literature:

Fernandes, R. & A. (1961). Contribution to the knowledge of the MELASTOMATOIDEAE of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Kirkia 1 Page 69.

Fernandes, R. & A. (1978). Melastomataceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 237 - 238.

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External websites:

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


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Melastomastrum capitatum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=191990, retrieved 1 June 2020

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