Dissotis princeps (Kunth) Triana
var. candolleana (Cogn.) A. & R. Fern.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: princeps: most distinguished, princely
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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 208.

Fernandes, R. & A. (1961). Contribution to the knowledge of the MELASTOMATOIDEAE of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Kirkia 1 Page 76.

Fernandes, R. & A. (1978). Melastomataceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 263 - 264.

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 61.

Other sources of information about Dissotis princeps var. candolleana:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Dissotis princeps var. candolleana
Flora of Mozambique: Dissotis princeps var. candolleana
Flora of Zambia: Dissotis princeps var. candolleana

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dissotis princeps
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Dissotis princeps
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dissotis princeps
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dissotis princeps
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dissotis princeps
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dissotis princeps
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Dissotis princeps
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Dissotis princeps
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dissotis princeps
Ispot Southern Africa: Dissotis princeps
JSTOR Plant Science: Dissotis princeps
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dissotis princeps
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dissotis princeps
The Plant List (version 1.1): Dissotis princeps
Tropicos: Dissotis princeps

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: Dissotis princeps var. candolleana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=142570, retrieved 19 September 2018

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