Blepharis torrei Vollesen

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Status: Native
Notes: Described in Vollesen (2000), p.269
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and northern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 79.

Vollesen, K. (2000). Blepharis (Acanthaceae). A taxonomic revision. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Pages 269 - 271. (Includes a picture).

Vollesen, K. (2013). Acanthaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 8(5) Page 83.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Blepharis torrei
African Plant Database: Blepharis torrei
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Blepharis torrei
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Blepharis torrei
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Blepharis torrei
JSTOR Plant Science: Blepharis torrei
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Blepharis torrei
Plants of the World Online: Blepharis torrei
Tropicos: Blepharis torrei
Wikipedia: Blepharis torrei

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Blepharis torrei., retrieved 8 December 2023

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