Desmodium setigerum (E. Mey.) Benth. ex Harv.

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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,E
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 20.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 219.

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 47.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 98.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 5 - 15. (Includes a picture).

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 94.

Other sources of information about Desmodium setigerum:

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Flora of Malawi: Desmodium setigerum
Flora of Mozambique: Desmodium setigerum
Flora of Zambia: Desmodium setigerum

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Desmodium setigerum., retrieved 28 November 2020

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