Laportea ovalifolia (Schumach.) Chew

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: ovalifolia: with oval (i.e. elliptic) leaves
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Zimbabwe distribution: N
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Friis, I. (1991). Urticaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(6) Pages 89 - 91. (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 82.

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Laportea ovalifolia., retrieved 3 August 2020

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