Justicia petiolaris (Nees) T. Anderson

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Status: Native
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Botswana distribution: SE
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Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Pages 194 - 195. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 54.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 19.

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 181 - 182.

Other sources of information about Justicia petiolaris:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Justicia petiolaris
Flora of Mozambique: Justicia petiolaris

External websites:

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

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: Justicia petiolaris.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=170370, retrieved 28 May 2024

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