Vigna pygmaea R.E. Fr.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: pygmaea: pygmy
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 42 - 43. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 171.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 37.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 229.

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 135 - 136.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 74.

Other sources of information about Vigna pygmaea:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Vigna pygmaea
Flora of Malawi: Vigna pygmaea
Flora of Mozambique: Vigna pygmaea
Flora of Zambia: Vigna pygmaea

External websites:

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

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: Vigna pygmaea., retrieved 18 July 2019

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