Falkia oblonga Bernh. ex C. Krauss
var. oblonga

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: From Uganda south through Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique to South Africa
Botswana distribution: N
Growth form(s): Climber, perennial.
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Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 173. (Includes a picture).

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Pages 12 - 13. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 365. as Falkia oblonga (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 49.

Verdcourt, B. (1967). New Convolvulaceae from the Flora Zambesiaca area-II Kirkia 6(1) Page 117.

Other sources of information about Falkia oblonga var. oblonga:

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Flora of Mozambique: Falkia oblonga var. oblonga
Flora of Zambia: Falkia oblonga var. oblonga

External websites:

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

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: Falkia oblonga var. oblonga.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=168640, retrieved 25 May 2024

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