Punica granatum L.

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Common names: Pomegranate (English)
Notes: This has been included as a naturalised plant on the strength of one record by Norman Chase in which he records this species as 'growing wild in jungle on south side of Murahwa's Hill'.
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Flowering time:Sep-Nov
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Zimbabwe distribution:
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
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Maroyi, A. (2006). Preliminary checklist of introduced and naturalized plants in Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(2) Page 237.

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Punica granatum
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Punica granatum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Punica granatum
African Plant Database: Punica granatum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Punica granatum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Punica granatum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Punica granatum
JSTOR Plant Science: Punica granatum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Punica granatum
Plants of the World Online: Punica granatum
Tropicos: Punica granatum
Wikipedia: Punica granatum

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: Punica granatum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=165790, retrieved 20 June 2024

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