Rotala tenella (Guill. & Perr.) Hiern

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Synonyms: Rotala submersa Pohnert var. submersa
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,S
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 31.

Cook, C.D.K. (1979). A Revision of Rotala (Lythraceae) Boissiera. Mémoires de Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève 29 Pages 63 - 67. (Includes a picture).

Fernandes, A. (1978). Lythraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 316 - 317. As Rotala submersa submersa

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 60.

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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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: Rotala tenella., retrieved 21 June 2024

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