Swertia abyssinica Hochst.

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Status: Native
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Malawi distribution: N,S
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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 176. (Includes a picture).

Paiva, J. & Nogueira, I. (1990). Gentianaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(4) Page 31.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 106.

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

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 abyssinica.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=219940, retrieved 14 July 2024

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