Rhynchosia totta (Thunb.) DC.
var. elongatifolia Verdc.

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Rhynchosia totta var. elongatifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Vumba rd near Altar Site, Mutare

Rhynchosia totta var. elongatifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Vumba rd near Altar Site, Mutare

Rhynchosia totta var. elongatifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Vumba rd near Altar Site, Mutare

Rhynchosia totta var. elongatifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Vumba rd near Altar Site, Mutare

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Status: Native
Description:
See var. fenchelii for general details. This variety is distinguished by the longer and narrower, linear to narrowly elliptic leaves, less densely hairy leaflets.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: elongatifolia: referring to the long and narrow leaves in this variety.
Habitat: Wooded grassland and tall grassland, usually on serpentine and pyroxenite soils.
Altitude range: (metres) 980 - 1500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Images last updated: Thursday 1 November 2018
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 226.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 14. SABONET. Pretoria. Page 180.

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 205 - 206.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 141.

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 51.


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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Rhynchosia totta var. elongatifolia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131900, retrieved 17 November 2018

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