Swertia usambarensis Engl.
var. usambarensis

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: usambarensis: of the Usambara Mountains, Tanzania
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Malawi distribution: N,C
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 178.

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 53.

Paiva, J. & Nogueira, I. (1990). Gentianaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(4) Page 30.

Other sources of information about Swertia usambarensis var. usambarensis:

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Flora of Mozambique: Swertia usambarensis var. usambarensis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Swertia usambarensis var. usambarensis

External websites:

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

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: Swertia usambarensis var. usambarensis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=144830, retrieved 15 July 2024

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