Tephrosia caerulea Baker f.
subsp. caerulea

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: caerulea: term used for various shades of blue, e.g. sky-blue or dark blue
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W
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Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. and Verdcourt, B. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Pages 180 - 181.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 227.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 172. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 72.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 213. as Tephrosia caerulea

Other sources of information about Tephrosia caerulea subsp. caerulea:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Tephrosia caerulea subsp. caerulea
Flora of Caprivi: Tephrosia caerulea subsp. caerulea
Flora of Malawi: Tephrosia caerulea subsp. caerulea
Flora of Mozambique: Tephrosia caerulea subsp. caerulea
Flora of Zambia: Tephrosia caerulea subsp. caerulea

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Tephrosia caerulea subsp. caerulea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=129590, retrieved 16 July 2019

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