Rubia horrida (Thunb.) Puff

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C
Growth form(s): Perennial.
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 31.

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 74.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 99.

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Page 195.

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Flora of Botswana: Rubia horrida

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rubia horrida
African Plant Database: Rubia horrida
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Rubia horrida
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Rubia horrida
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Rubia horrida
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iNaturalist: Rubia horrida
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Rubia horrida
JSTOR Plant Science: Rubia horrida
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rubia horrida
Plants of the World Online: Rubia horrida
Tropicos: Rubia horrida
Wikipedia: Rubia horrida

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: Rubia horrida., retrieved 28 February 2024

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