Abrus schimperi Hochst. ex Baker
subsp. africanus (Vatke) Verdc.

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Derivation of specific name: schimperi: named after Wilhelm Schimper, explorer and collector, particularly in Ethiopia.
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C
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Literature:

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 213 - 214.

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

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 247.


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Flora of Malawi: Abrus schimperi subsp. africanus
Flora of Mozambique: Abrus schimperi subsp. africanus
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Abrus schimperi
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Abrus schimperi
The Plant List (version 1.1): Abrus schimperi
Tropicos: Abrus schimperi


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: Abrus schimperi subsp. africanus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131290, retrieved 12 December 2017

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