Pycreus melas (Ridl.) C.B. Clarke

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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: C
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 301. (Includes a picture).

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 89.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Pycreus melas
Flora of Malawi: Pycreus melas
Flora of Zambia: Pycreus melas

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pycreus melas
African Plant Database: Pycreus melas
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pycreus melas
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pycreus melas
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Pycreus melas
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iNaturalist: Pycreus melas
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pycreus melas
JSTOR Plant Science: Pycreus melas
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pycreus melas
Plants of the World Online: Pycreus melas
Tropicos: Pycreus melas
Wikipedia: Pycreus melas

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Pycreus melas., retrieved 25 May 2024

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