Desmodium tanganyikense Baker

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Status: Native
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Type location:
Zambia
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: tanganyikense: of Tanganyika (Tanzania)
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,C
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Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 219.

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.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 19 - 21. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Desmodium tanganyikense
Flora of Mozambique: Desmodium tanganyikense
Flora of Zimbabwe: Desmodium tanganyikense

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Desmodium tanganyikense
African Plant Database: Desmodium tanganyikense
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Desmodium tanganyikense
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Desmodium tanganyikense
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Desmodium tanganyikense
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Desmodium tanganyikense
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Desmodium tanganyikense
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Desmodium tanganyikense
iNaturalist: Desmodium tanganyikense
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Desmodium tanganyikense
JSTOR Plant Science: Desmodium tanganyikense
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Desmodium tanganyikense
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Desmodium tanganyikense
Plants of the World Online: Desmodium tanganyikense
The Plant List (version 1.1): Desmodium tanganyikense
Tropicos: Desmodium tanganyikense
Wikipedia: Desmodium tanganyikense


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Desmodium tanganyikense.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130880, retrieved 17 October 2019

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