Pilea tetraphylla (Steud.) Blume

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: tetraphylla: 4-leaved
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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 280. (Includes a picture).

Friis, I. (1991). Urticaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(6) Pages 96 - 98. (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.

Other sources of information about Pilea tetraphylla:

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Flora of Malawi: Pilea tetraphylla
Flora of Zambia: Pilea tetraphylla

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Pilea tetraphylla.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=120590, retrieved 22 May 2018

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