Bidens oligoflora (Klatt) Wild

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Synonyms: Bidens drummondii Wild
Bidens isokoensis Sherff
Bidens onisciformis Sherff
Coreopsis mattfeldii Sherff
Coreopsis oligoflora Klatt
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Status: Native
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Notes: Zambian material was formerly described by Wild (Kirkia 6-1: 17, 1967) as a separate species, Bidens drummondii, but this is now considered a synonym of B. oligoflora.
Derivation of specific name: oligoflora: few-flowered.
Habitat: Wooded grassland.
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Cameroon, DRC, Tanzania, Zambia and ?Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): W,Cb,N,C
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Red data list status: Data deficient
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 802.

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) Pages 17 - 18. Protologue as Bidens drummondii

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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: Bidens oligoflora., retrieved 29 September 2023

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