Chamaecrista biensis (Steyaert) Lock

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Synonyms: Cassia biensis (Steyaert) Mendonça & Torre
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Status: Native
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Habitat: Kalahari woodland, grassland
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Feb - Apr
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,S
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Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 130 - 131.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 8.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 212. as Cassia biensis

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 43.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 62.

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Flora of Botswana: Chamaecrista biensis
Flora of Caprivi: Chamaecrista biensis
Flora of Mozambique: Chamaecrista biensis
Flora of Zambia: Chamaecrista biensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Chamaecrista biensis
African Plant Database: Chamaecrista biensis
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Chamaecrista biensis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Chamaecrista biensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Chamaecrista biensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Chamaecrista biensis
Plants of the World Online: Chamaecrista biensis
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Wikipedia: Chamaecrista biensis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Chamaecrista biensis., retrieved 26 November 2022

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