Medicago polymorpha L.
var. brevispina (Benth.) Heyn

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Derivation of specific name: polymorpha: of many forms
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Zimbabwe distribution: C
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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 50.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Page 43.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Medicago polymorpha
African Plant Database: Medicago polymorpha
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Medicago polymorpha
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Medicago polymorpha
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Medicago polymorpha
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Medicago polymorpha
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Medicago polymorpha
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Medicago polymorpha
iNaturalist: Medicago polymorpha
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Medicago polymorpha
JSTOR Plant Science: Medicago polymorpha
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Medicago polymorpha
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Medicago polymorpha
Plants of the World Online: Medicago polymorpha
Tropicos: Medicago polymorpha
Wikipedia: Medicago polymorpha

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Medicago polymorpha var. brevispina., retrieved 25 March 2023

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