Spermacoce kirkii (Hiern) Verdc.

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: MS,GI
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Endemic status: 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 94.

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 173 - 174.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Spermacoce kirkii
African Plant Database: Spermacoce kirkii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Spermacoce kirkii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Spermacoce kirkii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Spermacoce kirkii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Spermacoce kirkii
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JSTOR Plant Science: Spermacoce kirkii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Spermacoce kirkii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Spermacoce kirkii
Plants of the World Online: Spermacoce kirkii
Tropicos: Spermacoce kirkii
Wikipedia: Spermacoce kirkii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Spermacoce kirkii.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=172760, retrieved 2 October 2022

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