Scilla petersii Engl.

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Scilla petersii

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Frequency: Only known from the type specimen
Status: Native
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Notes: Recorded for Mozambique in Govaerts, R., Zonneveld, B.J.M., Zona, S.A. (2013). World Checklist of Asparagaceae. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; Retrieved 2013-06-29.

The Type specimens (Braga 4, B) was collected from Beira District in Mozambique. It is a small plant resembling a narrow-leaved Ledebouria. It is unclear if this truely represents a species of Scilla or Ledebouria and under which genus it should be placed.
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Worldwide distribution: Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Content last updated: Sunday 29 March 2015

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Scilla petersii., retrieved 5 June 2020

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