Aeschynomene leptophylla Harms
var. leptophylla

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Syntypes from NE Zambia and Tanzania
Derivation of specific name: leptophylla: thin-leaved
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,Lk
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Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 216. As: Aeschynomene leptophylla

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 46.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 111 - 113. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Aeschynomene leptophylla var. leptophylla:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Aeschynomene leptophylla var. leptophylla
Flora of Malawi: Aeschynomene leptophylla var. leptophylla
Flora of Zimbabwe: Aeschynomene leptophylla var. leptophylla

External websites:

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

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: Aeschynomene leptophylla var. leptophylla., retrieved 26 February 2024

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