Sphaeranthus suaveolens (Forsk.) DC.
var. tetraphyllus (S. Moore) Ross-Craig

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Status: Native
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Habitat: Floodplains and dambos.
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Worldwide distribution: Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N
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Wild, H. (1980). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) Pages 105 - 106.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sphaeranthus suaveolens
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Sphaeranthus suaveolens
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Sphaeranthus suaveolens
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Sphaeranthus suaveolens
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iNaturalist: Sphaeranthus suaveolens
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sphaeranthus suaveolens
JSTOR Plant Science: Sphaeranthus suaveolens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sphaeranthus suaveolens
Plants of the World Online: Sphaeranthus suaveolens
Tropicos: Sphaeranthus suaveolens
Wikipedia: Sphaeranthus suaveolens

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: Sphaeranthus suaveolens var. tetraphyllus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=227440, retrieved 19 April 2024

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