Linum usitatissimum L.

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Zimbabwe distribution: N
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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 58.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 216.

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Flora of Caprivi: Linum usitatissimum

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

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: Linum usitatissimum., retrieved 15 April 2024

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