Vahlia capensis (L.f.) Thunb.
subsp. vulgaris Bridson
var. linearis E.Mey. ex Bridson

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Derivation of specific name: capensis: of the Cape
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Botswana distribution: N
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Bridson, D.M. (1978). Vahliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 49 - 52. (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 82.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 110.

Other sources of information about Vahlia capensis subsp. vulgaris var. linearis:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Vahlia capensis subsp. vulgaris var. linearis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vahlia capensis
African Plant Database: Vahlia capensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vahlia capensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vahlia capensis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Vahlia capensis
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iNaturalist: Vahlia capensis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Vahlia capensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Vahlia capensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vahlia capensis
Plants of the World Online: Vahlia capensis
Tropicos: Vahlia capensis
Wikipedia: Vahlia capensis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Vahlia capensis subsp. vulgaris var. linearis., retrieved 22 June 2024

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