Medicago sativa L.

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Insects associated with this species: Mocis proverai (Larval food plant)
Trigonodes hyppasia (Larval foodplant)
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Literature:

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 69.

Other sources of information about Medicago sativa:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Medicago sativa
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Medicago sativa

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Medicago sativa
African Plant Database: Medicago sativa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Medicago sativa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Medicago sativa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Medicago sativa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Medicago sativa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Medicago sativa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Medicago sativa
iNaturalist: Medicago sativa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Medicago sativa
JSTOR Plant Science: Medicago sativa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Medicago sativa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Medicago sativa
Plants of the World Online: Medicago sativa
Tropicos: Medicago sativa
Wikipedia: Medicago sativa


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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Medicago sativa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=183240, retrieved 26 November 2020

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