Hirpicium echinus Less.

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Namibia and Western Cape, South Africa
Botswana distribution: SW
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Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Page 247.

Roessler, H. (1975). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca Area, 5 Subtribe Gorteriinae. Kirkia 10(1) Page 88.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 35.

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

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: Hirpicium echinus.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=220730, retrieved 27 July 2021

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