Eichhornia natans (P. Beauv.) Solms

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Derivation of specific name: natans: floating or swimming
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,S
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Catarino, L. & Martins, E.S. (2010). Pontederiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(2) Pages 72 - 73. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 148.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 193.


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African Plant Database: Eichhornia natans
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Eichhornia natans
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eichhornia natans
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Eichhornia natans
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Ispot Southern Africa : Eichhornia natans
JSTOR Plant Science: Eichhornia natans
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eichhornia natans
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eichhornia natans
Tropicos: Eichhornia natans
West African Plants database: Eichhornia natans

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Eichhornia natans.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=112970, retrieved 23 October 2016

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