Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers.
subsp. leptostachya
var. pubescens (Baker) Brummitt

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: purpurea: purple
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. and Verdcourt, B. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Pages 143 - 145.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 228.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 73.


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Flora of Botswana: Tephrosia purpurea subsp. leptostachya var. pubescens
Flora of Caprivi: Tephrosia purpurea subsp. leptostachya var. pubescens
Flora of Malawi: Tephrosia purpurea subsp. leptostachya var. pubescens
Flora of Mozambique: Tephrosia purpurea subsp. leptostachya var. pubescens
Flora of Zambia: Tephrosia purpurea subsp. leptostachya var. pubescens

External websites:

African Plant Database: Tephrosia purpurea
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Tephrosia purpurea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tephrosia purpurea
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tephrosia purpurea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tephrosia purpurea
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Tephrosia purpurea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tephrosia purpurea
Ispot Southern Africa : Tephrosia purpurea
JSTOR Plant Science: Tephrosia purpurea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tephrosia purpurea
Tropicos: Tephrosia purpurea
West African Plants database: Tephrosia purpurea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Tephrosia purpurea subsp. leptostachya var. pubescens.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=129930, retrieved 28 October 2016

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