Kotschya speciosa (Hutch.) Hepper

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Derivation of specific name: speciosus: showy, good-looking
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 223.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 246.

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.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 135 - 136.

Other sources of information about Kotschya speciosa:

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Flora of Mozambique: Kotschya speciosa
Flora of Zambia: Kotschya speciosa

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kotschya speciosa
African Plant Database: Kotschya speciosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Kotschya speciosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Kotschya speciosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Kotschya speciosa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Kotschya speciosa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Kotschya speciosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Kotschya speciosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Kotschya speciosa
Plants of the World Online: Kotschya speciosa
Tropicos: Kotschya speciosa
Wikipedia: Kotschya speciosa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Kotschya speciosa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130660, retrieved 4 March 2024

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