Rhynchosia resinosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Baker

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Rhynchosia resinosa

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Synonyms: Fagelia resinosa Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Rhynchosia mildbraedii Harms
Common names: Dapanyuchi (Shona) Mushambavazvere (Shona) Mutandemutande (Shona) Zambazeze (Shona)
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Robust woody scrambler or climber with trifoliate leaves. Stems and inflorescences sticky.
Derivation of specific name: resinosa: resinous or sticky
Habitat: A species of various types of woodland, riverine fringes and rocky places.
Altitude range: (metres) 750 - 1800 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Widespread in West, Eastern and Southern Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s): Climber, perennial, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Tuesday 27 September 2005

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Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Pages 102 - 103.

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Flora of Botswana: Rhynchosia resinosa
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Flora of Malawi: Rhynchosia resinosa
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Flora of Zambia: Rhynchosia resinosa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rhynchosia resinosa
African Plant Database: Rhynchosia resinosa
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rhynchosia resinosa
Plants of the World Online: Rhynchosia resinosa
Tropicos: Rhynchosia resinosa
Wikipedia: Rhynchosia resinosa

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: Rhynchosia resinosa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131830, retrieved 25 May 2024

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