Tephrosia pumila (Lam.) Pers.
var. pumila

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: pumila: dwarf
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,E
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Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Pages 149 - 150.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 228.

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 52.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 73.

Other sources of information about Tephrosia pumila var. pumila:

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Flora of Botswana: Tephrosia pumila var. pumila
Flora of Malawi: Tephrosia pumila var. pumila
Flora of Mozambique: Tephrosia pumila var. pumila
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tephrosia pumila var. pumila

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tephrosia pumila
African Plant Database: Tephrosia pumila
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tephrosia pumila
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tephrosia pumila
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tephrosia pumila
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iNaturalist: Tephrosia pumila
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tephrosia pumila
JSTOR Plant Science: Tephrosia pumila
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tephrosia pumila
Plants of the World Online: Tephrosia pumila
Tropicos: Tephrosia pumila
Wikipedia: Tephrosia pumila

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: Tephrosia pumila var. pumila.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=129880, retrieved 21 February 2024

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