Grona hirta (Guill. & Perr.) H.Ohashi & K.Ohashi
var. hirta

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Synonyms: Desmodium boivinianum Baill.
Desmodium hirtum Guill. & Perr.
Desmodium humblotianum Baill.
Meibomia hirta Kuntze
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: hirtum: hairy
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk,S,W
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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. as Desmodium hirtum var. hirtum

Ohashi, H. & Ohashi, K. (2019). Desmodium (Leguminosae Tribe Desmodieae) of Africa, Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands Journal of Japanese Botany 94(3) Page 144.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 59. as Desmodium hirtum var. hirtum

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 5 - 13. as Desmodium hirtum var. hirtum (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Grona hirta var. hirta:

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Flora of Mozambique: Grona hirta var. hirta
Flora of Zimbabwe: Grona hirta var. hirta

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Grona hirta
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Grona hirta
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Grona hirta
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Grona hirta
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Grona hirta
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JSTOR Plant Science: Grona hirta
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Grona hirta
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Grona hirta
Plants of the World Online: Grona hirta
Tropicos: Grona hirta
Wikipedia: Grona hirta

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Grona hirta var. hirta., retrieved 8 October 2022

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