Tephrosia forbesii Baker
subsp. interior Brummitt

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: forbesii: named after John Forbes (1799-1823), an English plant collector and naturalist. As representative of the Horticultural Society of London he visited the Cape in 1822. He died on the Zambezi River in Mozambique the following year.
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Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Pages 163 - 164.

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

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 51.

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Flora of Mozambique: Tephrosia forbesii subsp. interior

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tephrosia forbesii
African Plant Database: Tephrosia forbesii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tephrosia forbesii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tephrosia forbesii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tephrosia forbesii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tephrosia forbesii
JSTOR Plant Science: Tephrosia forbesii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tephrosia forbesii
Plants of the World Online: Tephrosia forbesii
Tropicos: Tephrosia forbesii
Wikipedia: Tephrosia forbesii

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: Tephrosia forbesii subsp. interior.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=129700, retrieved 28 February 2024

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