Dicliptera serpenticola (K. Balkwill & Campb.-Young) I. Darbysh.

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Synonyms: Peristrophe serpenticola K. Balkwill & Campbell Young
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Notes: A Great Dyke endemic, found on serpentine soils on termite hills. It is only known from a few herbarium specimens at SRGH and was last collected in 1978. It is probably more common than these records suggest.
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Zimbabwe distribution: N
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Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 288 - 289.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 161. As Peristrophe serpenticola

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 132.

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 14. as Peristrophe serpenticola

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dicliptera serpenticola
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dicliptera serpenticola
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dicliptera serpenticola
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JSTOR Plant Science: Dicliptera serpenticola
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dicliptera serpenticola
Plants of the World Online: Dicliptera serpenticola
Tropicos: Dicliptera serpenticola
Wikipedia: Dicliptera serpenticola

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: Dicliptera serpenticola.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154110, retrieved 20 April 2024

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