Pachycarpus lineolatus (Decne.) Bullock

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa as far South as Angola, Zambia and Malawi.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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Binns, B. (1968). A First Check List of the Herbaceous Flora of Malawi The Government Printer, Zomba, Malawi Pages 19 - 21. Also as Asclepias lineolata and Pachycarpus schweinfurthii

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 73. (Includes a picture).

Goyder, D.J. (1998). A revision of Pachycarpus E. Mey. in tropical Africa with notes on the genus in southern Africa Kew Bulletin 53 Pages 343 - 348. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Pachycarpus lineolatus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pachycarpus lineolatus
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pachycarpus lineolatus
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pachycarpus lineolatus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pachycarpus lineolatus
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Pachycarpus lineolatus
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Wikipedia: Pachycarpus lineolatus

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: Pachycarpus lineolatus., retrieved 30 May 2020

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