Basella alba L.

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Synonyms: Basella rubra L.
Common names: Malabar spinach (English)
Derivation of specific name: alba: white
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Mozambique distribution: Z
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Stannard, B.L. (1988). Basellaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 161 - 163. (Includes a picture).

Walters, S.M. et al. (eds) (1989). The European Garden Flora. Vol. III. Dicotyledons (Part I). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Pages 176 - 177.

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Flora of Malawi: Basella alba
Flora of Zambia: Basella alba

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Basella alba
African Plant Database: Basella alba
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Basella alba
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Basella alba
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Basella alba
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Basella alba
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Basella alba
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Basella alba
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Basella alba
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Basella alba
JSTOR Plant Science: Basella alba
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Basella alba
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Basella alba
The Plant List (version 1.1): Basella alba
Tropicos: Basella alba

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Basella alba., retrieved 16 July 2018

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