Sesbania macrantha Welw. ex E. Phillips & Hutch.
var. macrantha

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: macrantha: large-flowered
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
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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 231 - 232.

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 169. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 226.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 245.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 103.

Other sources of information about Sesbania macrantha var. macrantha:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Sesbania macrantha var. macrantha
Flora of Mozambique: Sesbania macrantha var. macrantha
Flora of Zambia: Sesbania macrantha var. macrantha

External websites:

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

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: Sesbania macrantha var. macrantha., retrieved 21 March 2018

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