Sphenostylis erecta (Baker f.) Hutch. ex Baker
subsp. obtusifolia (Harms) Potter & Doyle

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Synonyms: Sphenostylis marginata E. Mey. subsp. obtusifolia (Harms) Verdc.
Sphenostylis obtusifolia Harms
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Derivation of specific name: erecta: erect
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 52. As Sphenostylis marginata obtusifolia

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 227. As: Sphenostylis marginata obtusifolia

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 69 - 70.

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.

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sphenostylis erecta
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Wikipedia: Sphenostylis erecta

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: Sphenostylis erecta subsp. obtusifolia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=132420, retrieved 28 February 2024

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