Vigna pygmaea R.E. Fr.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: pygmaea: pygmy
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 42 - 43. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 171.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 229.

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 135 - 136.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 74.


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Flora of Botswana: Vigna pygmaea
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Flora of Mozambique: Vigna pygmaea
Flora of Zambia: Vigna pygmaea

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

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: Vigna pygmaea., retrieved 26 March 2017

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