Commicarpus pilosus (Heimerl) Meikle

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Derivation of specific name: pilosus: pilose, with long soft hairs
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Zimbabwe distribution: S
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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 64.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 89.

Stannard, B.L. (1988). Nyctaginaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 16 - 18. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Commicarpus pilosus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Commicarpus pilosus
African Plant Database: Commicarpus pilosus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Commicarpus pilosus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Commicarpus pilosus
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Commicarpus pilosus
JSTOR Plant Science: Commicarpus pilosus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Commicarpus pilosus
Plants of the World Online: Commicarpus pilosus
Tropicos: Commicarpus pilosus
Wikipedia: Commicarpus pilosus

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: Commicarpus pilosus., retrieved 24 February 2024

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