Crotalaria polysperma Kotschy

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Synonyms: Crotalaria stewartii Baker
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: polysperma: many-seeded
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 30 - 31. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 218.

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 47.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 97 - 98.

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Flora of Malawi: Crotalaria polysperma
Flora of Mozambique: Crotalaria polysperma
Flora of Zimbabwe: Crotalaria polysperma

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Crotalaria polysperma
African Plant Database: Crotalaria polysperma
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Crotalaria polysperma
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Crotalaria polysperma
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Crotalaria polysperma
JSTOR Plant Science: Crotalaria polysperma
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Crotalaria polysperma
Plants of the World Online: Crotalaria polysperma
Tropicos: Crotalaria polysperma
Wikipedia: Crotalaria polysperma

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Crotalaria polysperma., retrieved 29 November 2023

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