Rotala capensis (Harv.) A. Fern. & Diniz

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Derivation of specific name: capensis: of the Cape
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Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 203.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 31.

Fernandes, A. (1978). Lythraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 317 - 318.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 82.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rotala capensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Rotala capensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rotala capensis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Rotala capensis
Tropicos: Rotala capensis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Rotala capensis., retrieved 22 February 2018

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