Dahlia sp. (cultivar)

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Dahlia sp. (cultivar)

Photo: Bart Wursten
Entrance rd to Cleveland Dam, Harare

Dahlia sp. (cultivar)

Photo: Bart Wursten
Entrance rd to Cleveland Dam, Harare

Dahlia sp. (cultivar)

Photo: Mark Hyde
Belfast Close, Emerald Hill, Harare

Dahlia sp. (cultivar)

Photo: Mark Hyde
Belfast Close, Emerald Hill, Harare

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Frequency: Local
Status: Introduced
Description:
Perennial herb, growing from tubers.
Notes: Most of the many thousands of cultivars of this popular garden plant have their origins in species from Mexico, which were imported into Europe at the end of the 18th century. Occasional escapes are known, particularly around the larger urban areas.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Disturbed ground
Altitude range: (metres)
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: C
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Wednesday 4 July 2007
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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Dahlia sp. (cultivar)

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
iNaturalist: Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
JSTOR Plant Science: Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
Plants of the World Online: Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
Tropicos: Dahlia sp. (cultivar)
Wikipedia: Dahlia sp. (cultivar)


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Dahlia sp. (cultivar).
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=160580, retrieved 1 March 2021

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