Arctotis venusta Norl.

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Synonyms: Arctotis grandis sensu Wittmack, non Thunb.
Arctotis stoechadifolia sensu Harv. non Berg
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Derivation of specific name: venusta: pleasing, lovely
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Worldwide distribution: Native in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. A popular garden ornamental and rare garden escape elsewhere.
Botswana distribution: SE
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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 23.

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 231 - 232. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 30.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Arctotis venusta

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Arctotis venusta
African Plant Database: Arctotis venusta
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Arctotis venusta
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Arctotis venusta
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Arctotis venusta
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Arctotis venusta
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Arctotis venusta
JSTOR Plant Science: Arctotis venusta
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Arctotis venusta
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Arctotis venusta
Plants of the World Online: Arctotis venusta
Tropicos: Arctotis venusta
Wikipedia: Arctotis venusta

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Arctotis venusta., retrieved 17 June 2021

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