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  • Attenborough, D. 1995. The Private Life of Plants: A Natural History of Plant Behavior. London: BBC Books. 320 p.
  • Bustard, L. 1990. The ugliest plant of the world: the story of Welwitschia mirabilis. Kew Magazine. 7:85-90.
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  • Hook.f. 1862. In: Gard. Chron. 1862: 71
  • Jacobson K. M., and E. Lester. 2003. A first assessment of genetic variation in Welwitschia mirabilis Hook. Journal of Heredity 94:212-217.
  • Steyn, E. M. A. & G. F. Smith. 1999. Welwitschiaceae. Sp. Pl.: Fl. World 3: 1–8.
  • The Gardeners' Chronicle & Agricultural Gazette 4: 71. 1862. (Gard. Chron.)


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