Rothia hirsuta (Guill. & Perr.) Baker

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: hirsuta: covered with long, moderately stiff and not interwoven hairs; hirsute
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk,S,W
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 48.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 226.

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.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 64 - 66. (Includes a picture).

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 213.

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Flora of Caprivi: Rothia hirsuta
Flora of Malawi: Rothia hirsuta
Flora of Mozambique: Rothia hirsuta
Flora of Zimbabwe: Rothia hirsuta

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rothia hirsuta
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JSTOR Plant Science: Rothia hirsuta
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rothia hirsuta
Plants of the World Online: Rothia hirsuta
Tropicos: Rothia hirsuta
Wikipedia: Rothia hirsuta

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Rothia hirsuta., retrieved 2 March 2024

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