Orbea lutea (N.E. Br.) Bruyns
subsp. lutea

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Orbea lutea subsp. lutea

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Orbea lutea subsp. lutea

Photo: Martin Heigan

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Synonyms: Caralluma lutea N.E. Br.
Orbeopsis lutea (N.E. Br.) L.C. Leach
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Derivation of specific name: lutea: yellow
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa
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Bruyns, P.V. (2002). Monograph of Orbea and Ballyanthus (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae-Ceropegieae) Systematic Botany Monographs 63 Pages 113 - 115.

Fabian, A. & Germishuizen, G. (1997). Wild Flowers of Northern South Africa. Fernwood Press, Vlaeburg. Pages 322 - 323. as Orbeopsis lutea subsp. lutea (Includes a picture).

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 123. (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 21.

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 302 - 303. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 28.

Van Wyk, B. & Malan, S. (1988). Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Witwatersrand and Pretoria Region Struik, Cape Town Pages 96 - 97. as Orbeopsis lutea subsp. lutea (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Orbea lutea subsp. lutea

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Orbea lutea
African Plant Database: Orbea lutea
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Orbea lutea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Orbea lutea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Orbea lutea
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Orbea lutea
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Orbea lutea
Ispot Southern Africa: Orbea lutea
JSTOR Plant Science: Orbea lutea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Orbea lutea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Orbea lutea
The Plant List (version 1.1): Orbea lutea
Tropicos: Orbea lutea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Orbea lutea subsp. lutea.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146690, retrieved 21 April 2019

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