Nicolasia nitens (O. Hoffm.) Eyles

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: nitens: glossy, shining
Habitat: In floodplains and pans.
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia
Botswana distribution: N
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Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 36.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 200.

Wild, H. (1980). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) Pages 31 - 32.

Other sources of information about Nicolasia nitens:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: Nicolasia nitens
Flora of Zambia: Nicolasia nitens
Flora of Zimbabwe: Nicolasia nitens

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Nicolasia nitens
African Plant Database: Nicolasia nitens
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Nicolasia nitens
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Nicolasia nitens
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Nicolasia nitens
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Nicolasia nitens
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Nicolasia nitens
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Nicolasia nitens
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Nicolasia nitens
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Nicolasia nitens
Ispot Southern Africa: Nicolasia nitens
JSTOR Plant Science: Nicolasia nitens
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Nicolasia nitens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Nicolasia nitens
The Plant List (version 1.1): Nicolasia nitens
Tropicos: Nicolasia nitens

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Nicolasia nitens., retrieved 24 April 2018

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