Lotononis platycarpa (Viv.) Pic. Serm.

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Synonyms: Lotononis sp.no.3 (Miller 2269)
Lotononis sp.no.4? (Davies 1224)
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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,S
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 24.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 223. as Lotononis platycarpos

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 49.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 241 - 243. (Includes a picture).

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lotononis platycarpa
African Plant Database: Lotononis platycarpa
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lotononis platycarpa
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Wikipedia: Lotononis platycarpa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Lotononis platycarpa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=127330, retrieved 15 April 2024

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