Cerastium indicum Wight & Arn.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: indicum: of India
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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 32.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 65.

Wild, H. (1960-1). Caryophyllaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 346 - 348. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Cerastium indicum
Flora of Mozambique: Cerastium indicum

External websites:

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

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: Cerastium indicum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=123270, retrieved 26 September 2020

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