Lessertia benguellensis Baker

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Synonyms: Lessertia emarginata Schinz
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: benguellensis: after the Benguella region of Angola
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B
Zambian distribution (Provinces): W
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Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 223. as Lessertia emarginata

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 171. (Includes a picture).

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 15 - 17. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 68.

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Flora of Botswana: Lessertia benguellensis
Flora of Caprivi: Lessertia benguellensis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lessertia benguellensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lessertia benguellensis
African Plant Database: Lessertia benguellensis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Lessertia benguellensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lessertia benguellensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lessertia benguellensis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Lessertia benguellensis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Lessertia benguellensis
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lessertia benguellensis
Ispot Southern Africa: Lessertia benguellensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Lessertia benguellensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Lessertia benguellensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lessertia benguellensis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Lessertia benguellensis
Tropicos: Lessertia benguellensis


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Lessertia benguellensis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130290, retrieved 23 June 2018

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