Hirpicium bechuanense (S. Moore) Roessler

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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: W,S
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 21.

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 139. (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.

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 247 - 249. (Includes a picture).

Roessler, H. (1975). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca Area, 5 Subtribe Gorteriinae. Kirkia 10(1) Pages 88 - 90. (Includes a picture).

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hirpicium bechuanense
African Plant Database: Hirpicium bechuanense
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hirpicium bechuanense
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Wikipedia: Hirpicium bechuanense

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: Hirpicium bechuanense.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161760, retrieved 25 June 2024

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