Sesbania rostrata Bremek. & Oberm.

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Common names:
Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: rostrata: beaked
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): S
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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 234 - 236.

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

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 269. (Includes a picture).

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.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 72.

Other sources of information about Sesbania rostrata:

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Flora of Botswana: Sesbania rostrata
Flora of Malawi: Sesbania rostrata
Flora of Mozambique: Sesbania rostrata
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sesbania rostrata

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Sesbania rostrata., retrieved 19 October 2021

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