Aneilema hirtum A. Rich.

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Synonyms: Aneilema ringoetii De Wild.
Aneilema whytei C.B. Clarke
Lamprodithyros hirtus (A. Rich.) Hassk.
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Status: Native
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Habitat: In grassland and woodland, along road sides and in cultivted areas.
Altitude range: 950 - 2250 m
Flowering time:Mar-Jul(-Sep)
Worldwide distribution: DRC, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
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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 294. (Includes a picture).

Faden, R. (2012). Commelinaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 116 - 118.

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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: Aneilema hirtum., retrieved 27 January 2023

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