Lessertia perennans (Jacq.) DC.

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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 36. As Lessertia perennans perennans

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

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 49.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Page 19.

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Lessertia perennans.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130320, retrieved 30 March 2023

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