Bidens steppia (Steetz) Sherff
var. steppia

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Common names: Msasa bur-marigold (English)
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Worldwide distribution: Also Angola, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 164 - 165. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 84.

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 23.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 51.

Wild, H. (1967). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 1. Heliantheae. Kirkia 6(1) Pages 19 - 20.

Other sources of information about Bidens steppia var. steppia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Bidens steppia var. steppia
Flora of Mozambique: Bidens steppia var. steppia
Flora of Zambia: Bidens steppia var. steppia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Bidens steppia var. steppia., retrieved 21 July 2019

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