Heliotropium supinum L.

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Heliotropium supinum

Photo: Dave Winhall
Mopane Pan near Rifa Conservation Education Camp, Chirundu

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: supinum: prostrate
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,S
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 356. (Includes a picture).

Martins, E.S. (1990). Boraginaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(4) Page 93. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 41.


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Flora of Botswana: Heliotropium supinum
Flora of Mozambique: Heliotropium supinum
Flora of Zambia: Heliotropium supinum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Heliotropium supinum
African Plant Database: Heliotropium supinum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Heliotropium supinum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Heliotropium supinum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Heliotropium supinum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Heliotropium supinum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Heliotropium supinum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Heliotropium supinum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Heliotropium supinum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Heliotropium supinum
Ispot Southern Africa: Heliotropium supinum
JSTOR Plant Science: Heliotropium supinum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Heliotropium supinum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Heliotropium supinum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Heliotropium supinum
Tropicos: Heliotropium supinum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Heliotropium supinum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=148420, retrieved 16 December 2017

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