Bidens crocea Welw. ex O. Hoffm.

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Synonyms: Bidens bequaertii De Wild.
Bidens kasaiensis Lisowski
Bidens palustris Sherff
Bidens phalangiphylla Sherff
Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Angola, Huila
Notes: Listed for Zambia by Beentje, Jeffrey & Hind in FTEA Compositae 3: 789 (2005) and by Phiri in SABONET32: 28 (2005).
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Open woodland.
Altitude range: 1650 - 1900 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 789.

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 82.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 28.

Wild, H. (1967). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 1. Heliantheae. Kirkia 6(1) Page 28.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Bidens crocea., retrieved 17 April 2024

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