Melanthera albinervia O. Hoffm.
subsp. albinervia

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: albinervia: with white veins
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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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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.

Other sources of information about Melanthera albinervia subsp. albinervia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Melanthera albinervia subsp. albinervia
Flora of Caprivi: Melanthera albinervia subsp. albinervia
Flora of Malawi: Melanthera albinervia subsp. albinervia
Flora of Mozambique: Melanthera albinervia subsp. albinervia
Flora of Zambia: Melanthera albinervia subsp. albinervia

External websites:

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

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: Melanthera albinervia subsp. albinervia., retrieved 20 August 2018

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