Viscum triflorum DC.

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Synonyms: Viscum nervosum Hochst. ex A. Rich.
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Derivation of specific name: triflorum: with flowers in threes
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Malawi distribution: N,C,S
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 58.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 83.

Polhill, R.M. & Wiens, D. (1998). Mistletoes of Africa Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Pages 282 - 283. (Includes a picture).

Polhill, R.M. & Wiens, D. (2006). Viscaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 198 - 199. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 185.

Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Dowsett-Lemaire, F., Congdon, C., Branch, B., Collins, S., Curran, M., Dowsett, R,J., Fishpool, L., Francisco, J., Harris, Kopp, M. & de Sousa, C. (2012). Mt Mabu, Mozambique: Biodiversity and Conservation Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London Page 76.

Other sources of information about Viscum triflorum:

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Flora of Mozambique: Viscum triflorum
Flora of Zambia: Viscum triflorum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Viscum triflorum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Viscum triflorum
African Plant Database: Viscum triflorum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Viscum triflorum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Viscum triflorum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Viscum triflorum
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iNaturalist: Viscum triflorum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Viscum triflorum
JSTOR Plant Science: Viscum triflorum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Viscum triflorum
Plants of the World Online: Viscum triflorum
Tropicos: Viscum triflorum
Wikipedia: Viscum triflorum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Viscum triflorum., retrieved 2 October 2023

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