Porphyrostemma chevalieri (O. Hoffm.) Hutch. & Dalziel

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Common names:
Status: Native
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Habitat: In seepage zones, along edges of swamps and pools in grassland.
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Worldwide distribution: Disjunct populations in Senegal, Guinea Bissau, Ghana and Northern Nigeria in West africa and in Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe in our region.
Zimbabwe distribution: N
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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 27.

Wild, H. (1980). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) Page 34.

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Flora of Mozambique: Porphyrostemma chevalieri
Flora of Zambia: Porphyrostemma chevalieri

External websites:

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

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: Porphyrostemma chevalieri.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159250, retrieved 16 June 2024

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