Aeschynomene nilotica Taub.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: nilotica: from the valley of the Nile
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W
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Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 216.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 61.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 210.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 62 - 73. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Aeschynomene nilotica:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Aeschynomene nilotica
Flora of Caprivi: Aeschynomene nilotica
Flora of Zambia: Aeschynomene nilotica

External websites:

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

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 nilotica., retrieved 27 June 2019

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