Aeschynomene gazensis Baker f.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Small shrub up to 1.8m tall.
Derivation of specific name: gazensis: of Gazaland, a historic name for Southern Mozambique.
Habitat: In woodland, mostly at the base of the Chimanimani Mts, but not on quartzite soils
Altitude range: (metres) 1200 - 1900 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Eastern Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Endangered
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Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 216.

Timberlake, J., Darbyshire, I., Wursten, B., Hadj-Hammou, J., Ballings, P., Mapaura, A., Matimele, H., Banze, A., Chipanga, H., Muassinar, D., Massunde, J., Chelene, I., Osborne, J., Shah, T. (2016). Chimanimani Mountains: Botany and Conservation. Report produced under CEPF Grant 63512. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London. Page 51.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Page 84.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 93.

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External websites:

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

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: Aeschynomene gazensis., retrieved 24 April 2019

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