Lipotriche pungens (Oliv. & Hiern) Orchard
subsp. pungens

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Synonyms: Aspilia eylesii S. Moore
Aspilia zombensis Baker
Melanthera albinervia O. Hoffm. subsp. acuminata (S. Moore) Wild
Melanthera pungens Oliv. & Hiern var. albinervia (O. Hoffm.) Beentje
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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Caprivi-Namibia and Mpumalanga South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 741 - 742. As Melanthera pungens var pungens and var. albinervia

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 101. (Includes a picture).

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 26.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 35.

Wild, H. (1965). The African species of the genus Melanthera Rohr Kirkia 5(1) Pages 11 - 12.

Wild, H. (1967). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 1. Heliantheae. Kirkia 6(1) Pages 52 - 53.

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Flora of Botswana: Lipotriche pungens subsp. pungens
Flora of Caprivi: Lipotriche pungens subsp. pungens
Flora of Malawi: Lipotriche pungens subsp. pungens
Flora of Mozambique: Lipotriche pungens subsp. pungens
Flora of Zambia: Lipotriche pungens subsp. pungens

External websites:

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

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: Lipotriche pungens subsp. pungens., retrieved 31 May 2024

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