Rivina humilis L.

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Rivina humilis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ewanrigg

Rivina humilis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ewanrigg

Rivina humilis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Aerodrome Rd, Mutare

Rivina humilis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Aerodrome Rd, Mutare

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Synonyms:
Common names: Bloodberry (English)
Description: Shrubby perennial herb. Leaves alternate, elliptic to ovate, pubescent particularly along the veins. Flowers in long terminal and axillary racemes, small white, cream or pinkish. Fruit consisting of small bright red berries.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: humilis: low-growing or dwarf
Flowering time:Sep - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Native to tropical and subtropical America.
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Image last updated: Sunday 20 August 2006
Literature:

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 67.

Stannard, B.L. (1988). Phytolaccaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 169 - 170. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Mozambique: Rivina humilis
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Rivina humilis

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rivina humilis
African Plant Database: Rivina humilis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Rivina humilis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Rivina humilis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Rivina humilis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Rivina humilis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Rivina humilis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Rivina humilis
iNaturalist: Rivina humilis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Rivina humilis
JSTOR Plant Science: Rivina humilis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Rivina humilis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rivina humilis
Plants of the World Online: Rivina humilis
Tropicos: Rivina humilis
Wikipedia: Rivina humilis


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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Rivina humilis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=122680, retrieved 27 October 2020

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