Heliotropium lineare (A.DC.) G├╝rke

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Status: Native
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Botswana distribution: SW,SE
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Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 71. (Includes a picture).

Martins, E.S. (1990). Boraginaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(4) Page 90. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 41.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Heliotropium lineare
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Heliotropium lineare
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Heliotropium lineare
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Heliotropium lineare
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Heliotropium lineare
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Heliotropium lineare
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Heliotropium lineare
iNaturalist: Heliotropium lineare
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Heliotropium lineare
JSTOR Plant Science: Heliotropium lineare
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Heliotropium lineare
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Heliotropium lineare
Plants of the World Online: Heliotropium lineare
Tropicos: Heliotropium lineare
Wikipedia: Heliotropium lineare

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: Heliotropium lineare.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=215080, retrieved 28 September 2021

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