Hibiscus rhabdotospermus Garcke

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Hibiscus rhabdotospermus

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Rifa Conservation Camp, Hurungwe, Zimbabwe.

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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 32.

Exell, A.W. (1961). Malvaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Page 466.

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 60.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 84.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
African Plant Database: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
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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: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=139560, retrieved 25 May 2024

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