Polygonum aviculare L.

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Status: Introduced
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Zimbabwe distribution: W,C
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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 68.

Nogueira, I., Ortiz, S. & Paiva, J.A.R. (2006). Polygonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Page 22.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 94.

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Flora of Botswana: Polygonum aviculare

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

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: Polygonum aviculare.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=121770, retrieved 25 June 2024

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