Melilotus indicus (L.) All.

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Derivation of specific name: indicus: of India
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 25. As Melilotus indica

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 224. as Melilotus indica

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 50.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 38 - 39. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

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

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: Melilotus indicus., retrieved 9 December 2022

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