Cleome angustifolia Forssk.
subsp. petersiana (Klotzsch) Kers

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Common names:
Derivation of specific name: angustifolia: narrow-leaved
petersii: named after Professor Wilhelm Peters (1815-1863) of Berlin who collected in Mozambique in the early 19th century.
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W,E
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 14.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 227. (Includes a picture).

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 153. (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.

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 47, plate 70

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 44.

Other sources of information about Cleome angustifolia subsp. petersiana:

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Flora of Botswana: Cleome angustifolia subsp. petersiana

External websites:

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

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: Cleome angustifolia subsp. petersiana., retrieved 30 May 2024

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