Rhynchosia minima (L.) DC.[Agg]

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Rhynchosia minima

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass

Rhynchosia minima

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Sutton Mine

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Common names:
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Prostrate or climbing perennial herb. Leaves 3-foliolate with rounded or rhombic leaflets. Flowers in axillary inflorescences.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In various types of woodland and grassland, roadsides and margins of pans and vleis.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1500 m
Flowering time:Oct - Jan
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Tuesday 27 September 2005

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 76. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

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

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 minima.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164210, retrieved 18 March 2018

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