Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.
subsp. unguiculata
var. spontanea (Schweinf.) Pasquet

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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,E,S
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 175. (Includes a picture).

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 138 - 140.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 75.


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Flora of Botswana: Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata var. spontanea
Flora of Caprivi: Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata var. spontanea
Flora of Malawi: Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata var. spontanea
Flora of Mozambique: Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata var. spontanea
Flora of Zambia: Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata var. spontanea

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African Plant Database: Vigna unguiculata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Vigna unguiculata
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Vigna unguiculata
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Ispot Southern Africa : Vigna unguiculata
JSTOR Plant Science: Vigna unguiculata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Vigna unguiculata
Tropicos: Vigna unguiculata
West African Plants database: Vigna unguiculata

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: Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata var. spontanea., retrieved 20 October 2016

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