Dolichos sericeus E. Mey.
subsp. sericeus

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: sericeus: with silky appressed hairs, sericeous
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 157. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 220.

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 93 - 95.

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


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Other sources of information about Dolichos sericeus subsp. sericeus:

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Flora of Malawi: Dolichos sericeus subsp. sericeus
Flora of Mozambique: Dolichos sericeus subsp. sericeus
Flora of Zambia: Dolichos sericeus subsp. sericeus

External websites:

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

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: Dolichos sericeus subsp. sericeus., retrieved 19 February 2018

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