Pupalia lappacea (L.) A. Juss.
var. lappacea

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Status: Native
See var. velutina for general details. The varieties only vary in minor detail in flower size, leaf-shape and indumentum, aspects which are variable in any case and intermediates have been recorded.
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Worldwide distribution: Recorded from Mozambique, South Africa, Southern India and Sri Lanka.
Mozambique distribution: N,T,MS,GI,M
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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 21.

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 345. very likely in error for this variety and referring to var. velutina. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 22.

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 23.

Townsend, C.C. (1988). Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 91 - 92.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pupalia lappacea
African Plant Database: Pupalia lappacea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pupalia lappacea
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pupalia lappacea
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Tropicos: Pupalia lappacea
Wikipedia: Pupalia lappacea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Pupalia lappacea var. lappacea.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=171110, retrieved 18 April 2024

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