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
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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.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 174.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 140.

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 46.

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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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aeschynomene gazensis
African Plant Database: 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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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aeschynomene gazensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Aeschynomene gazensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aeschynomene gazensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aeschynomene gazensis
Plants of the World Online: Aeschynomene gazensis
Tropicos: Aeschynomene gazensis
Wikipedia: Aeschynomene gazensis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Aeschynomene gazensis., retrieved 29 September 2022

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