Tragia shirensis Prain
var. shirensis

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: shirensis: of the Shire Highlands in southern Malawi where the type was collected.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from southern Malawi and nearby Mozambique.
Malawi distribution: S
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 218 - 220.

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Flora of Mozambique: Tragia shirensis var. shirensis

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

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: Tragia shirensis var. shirensis., retrieved 13 April 2024

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