Caucanthus auriculatus (Radlk.) Nied.

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: auriculatus: with ear-like lobes, auriculate
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Malawi distribution: S
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Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 250.

Launert, E. (1963). Malpighiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 119 - 120. (Includes a picture).

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 60.

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Flora of Mozambique: Caucanthus auriculatus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Caucanthus auriculatus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Caucanthus auriculatus
African Plant Database: Caucanthus auriculatus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Caucanthus auriculatus
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Caucanthus auriculatus
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Caucanthus auriculatus
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Tropicos: Caucanthus auriculatus
Wikipedia: Caucanthus auriculatus

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: Species information: Caucanthus auriculatus., retrieved 17 April 2024

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