Lipotriche abyssinica (Sch. Bip. ex Walp.) Orchard

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Synonyms: Melanthera abyssinica (Sch. Bip. ex Walp.) Vatke
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Status: Native
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Syntypes from Ethiopia
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Worldwide distribution: Sierra Leone, Togo, DRC, Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and Angola.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,Mc
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 738. as Melanthera abyssinica

Wild, H. (1965). The African species of the genus Melanthera Rohr Kirkia 5(1) Page 13.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lipotriche abyssinica
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lipotriche abyssinica
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lipotriche abyssinica
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Wikipedia: Lipotriche abyssinica

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: Lipotriche abyssinica., retrieved 21 April 2024

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