Petrea volubilis L.

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Petrea volubilis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shenstone, Mt Hampden

Petrea volubilis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shenstone, Mt Hampden

Petrea volubilis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shenstone, Mt Hampden

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Common names: Purple wreath (English) Queen's wreath (English) Sandpaper vine (English)
Derivation of specific name: volubilis: twining, enveloping
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Worldwide distribution: Mexico, Central America and the West Indies
Growth form(s): Liane, shrub over 2 m.
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Fernandes, R. (2005). Verbenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(7) Page 7.

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Petrea volubilis., retrieved 24 June 2024

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