Dicliptera verticillata (Forssk.) C. Chr.

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Dicliptera verticillata

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Mukuvisi Woodland, office area

Dicliptera verticillata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mukuvisi Woodland, office area

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Synonyms: Dicliptera spinulosa Hochst. ex K. Balkwill
Common names:
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Annual with opposite and decussate, widely spreading branches.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In bare shady places, e.g. under trees, often in disturbed ground
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Jun - Aug
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 18. also as Dicliptera spinulosa


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Flora of Botswana: Dicliptera verticillata
Flora of Malawi: Dicliptera verticillata
Flora of Mozambique: Dicliptera verticillata
Flora of Zambia: Dicliptera verticillata

External websites:

African Plant Database: Dicliptera verticillata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Dicliptera verticillata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dicliptera verticillata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dicliptera verticillata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dicliptera verticillata
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Dicliptera verticillata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dicliptera verticillata
Ispot Southern Africa : Dicliptera verticillata
JSTOR Plant Science: Dicliptera verticillata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dicliptera verticillata
Tropicos: Dicliptera verticillata
West African Plants database: Dicliptera verticillata

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: Dicliptera verticillata.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154220, retrieved 25 May 2016

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