Sisymbrium orientale L.

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Common names:
Status: Introduced
Derivation of specific name: orientale: oriental, eastern
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E
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Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 33.

Exell, A.W. (1960). Brassicaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Pages 187 - 188. (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 31.

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Sisymbrium orientale., retrieved 23 September 2019

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