Wiesneria filifolia Hook. f.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: filifolia: with filiform or thread-like leaves
Habitat: Rivers, lagoons and more or less stagnant waters up to 1.5 m deep.
Altitude range: (metres) 930 - 1700 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Madagascar
Zimbabwe distribution: W,E
Growth form(s): Aquatic, perennial.
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Images last updated: Wednesday 4 October 2006

Carter, S. (1960). Alismataceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 11 - 13. (Includes a picture).

Martins, E.S. & Catarino, L. (2009). Alismataceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 14 - 15. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Wiesneria filifolia:

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Flora of Botswana: Wiesneria filifolia
Flora of Zambia: Wiesneria filifolia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Wiesneria filifolia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=162780, retrieved 31 January 2023

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