Bidens oblonga (Sherff) Wild

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Status: Native
Type location:
Lake Tanganyika
Notes: Listed for Zambia by Beentje, Jeffrey & Hind in FTEA Compositae 3: 787 (2205) and by Phiri in SABONET 32: 28 (2005).
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 786.

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 30.

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Flora of Malawi: Bidens oblonga
Flora of Zimbabwe: Bidens oblonga

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bidens oblonga
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bidens oblonga
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bidens oblonga
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JSTOR Plant Science: Bidens oblonga
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bidens oblonga
Plants of the World Online: Bidens oblonga
Tropicos: Bidens oblonga
Wikipedia: Bidens oblonga

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: Bidens oblonga., retrieved 2 October 2023

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