Justicia divaricata Nees

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Synonyms: Monechma divaricatum (Nees) C.B. Clarke
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: divaricata: widely spreading or divergent
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,E,S
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Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 19. As Monechma divaricatum

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 216 - 219. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 25. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 19. as Monechma divaricatum

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 194. as Monechma divaricatum


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Flora of Botswana: Justicia divaricata
Flora of Caprivi: Justicia divaricata
Flora of Malawi: Justicia divaricata
Flora of Mozambique: Justicia divaricata
Flora of Zambia: Justicia divaricata

External websites:

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

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: Justicia divaricata.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154620, retrieved 18 August 2017

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