Leidesia procumbens (L.) Prain

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Synonyms: Adenocline mercurialis Turcz.
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: procumbens: with stems lying along the ground; procumbent
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Annual.
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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 42.

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 159 - 161. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Leidesia procumbens
African Plant Database: Leidesia procumbens
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Leidesia procumbens
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Leidesia procumbens
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Leidesia procumbens
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Leidesia procumbens
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JSTOR Plant Science: Leidesia procumbens
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Leidesia procumbens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Leidesia procumbens
Plants of the World Online: Leidesia procumbens
Tropicos: Leidesia procumbens
Wikipedia: Leidesia procumbens

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Leidesia procumbens.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=134920, retrieved 20 March 2023

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