Aeschynomene abyssinica (A. Rich.) Vatke

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: abyssinica: of Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
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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 151.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 216.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 95.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 63 - 105. (Includes a picture).


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Flora of Malawi: Aeschynomene abyssinica
Flora of Mozambique: Aeschynomene abyssinica
Flora of Zambia: Aeschynomene abyssinica

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aeschynomene abyssinica
African Plant Database: Aeschynomene abyssinica
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Aeschynomene abyssinica
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aeschynomene abyssinica
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Aeschynomene abyssinica
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aeschynomene abyssinica
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Ispot Southern Africa: Aeschynomene abyssinica
JSTOR Plant Science: Aeschynomene abyssinica
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aeschynomene abyssinica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aeschynomene abyssinica
The Plant List (version 1.1): Aeschynomene abyssinica
Tropicos: Aeschynomene abyssinica

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Aeschynomene abyssinica., retrieved 29 June 2017

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