Polycarpaea eriantha Hochst. ex A. Rich.
var. effusa (Oliv.) Turrill

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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 359. (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 32.

Wild, H. (1960-1). Caryophyllaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 341 - 343.

Other sources of information about Polycarpaea eriantha var. effusa:

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Flora of Botswana: Polycarpaea eriantha var. effusa
Flora of Caprivi: Polycarpaea eriantha var. effusa
Flora of Mozambique: Polycarpaea eriantha var. effusa
Flora of Zambia: Polycarpaea eriantha var. effusa

External websites:

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

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: Polycarpaea eriantha var. effusa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=123350, retrieved 14 April 2024

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