Lotus discolor E. Mey.
subsp. discolor

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Derivation of specific name: discolor: not of the same colour
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 164. (Includes a picture).

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

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 6 - 7.

Other sources of information about Lotus discolor subsp. discolor:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Lotus discolor subsp. discolor
Flora of Mozambique: Lotus discolor subsp. discolor
Flora of Zambia: Lotus discolor subsp. discolor

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lotus discolor
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Lotus discolor
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lotus discolor
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lotus discolor
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Lotus discolor
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Lotus discolor
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Lotus discolor
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Lotus discolor
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lotus discolor
Ispot Southern Africa: Lotus discolor
JSTOR Plant Science: Lotus discolor
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Lotus discolor
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lotus discolor
The Plant List (version 1.1): Lotus discolor
Tropicos: Lotus discolor

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Lotus discolor subsp. discolor.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=128540, retrieved 19 August 2018

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