Rhynchosia buchananii Harms

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: buchananii: after John Buchanan (1855 – 1896), Scottish horticulturist, missionary, farmer and plant collector in Malawi, who became Acting British Consul to Central Africa. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Buchanan_(settler).
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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 167.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 225.

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 185 - 186.


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Flora of Malawi: Rhynchosia buchananii
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rhynchosia buchananii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Rhynchosia buchananii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rhynchosia buchananii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Rhynchosia buchananii
Tropicos: Rhynchosia buchananii

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: Rhynchosia buchananii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131620, retrieved 23 August 2017

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