Alysicarpus rugosus (Willd.) DC.
subsp. perennirufus J. LĂ©onard

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Alysicarpus rugosus subsp. perennirufus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along road above lake-filled open mine, Mt Buchwa

Alysicarpus rugosus subsp. perennirufus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along road above lake-filled open mine, Mt Buchwa

Alysicarpus rugosus subsp. perennirufus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along road above lake-filled open mine, Mt Buchwa

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Status: Native
Description:
See subsp. rugosus for general description details. This subspecies differs in the perennial habit with often decumbebt stems growing from a woody base. The calyx lobes are with brown cilia.
Type location:
DRC
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: rugosus: with a wrinkled surface (rugose).
Habitat: Mostly in swampy grassland and dambos, on termite mounds and in cultivated areas.
Altitude range: 900 - 1800 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: CAR, DRC, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola and South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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Content last updated: Thursday 14 June 2018
Literature:

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 65.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 216.

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.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 57.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 61.

Van Wyk, B. & Malan, S. (1988). Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Witwatersrand and Pretoria Region Struik, Cape Town Pages 206 - 207. (Includes a picture).

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 37 - 42. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Alysicarpus rugosus subsp. perennirufus
Flora of Malawi: Alysicarpus rugosus subsp. perennirufus
Flora of Mozambique: Alysicarpus rugosus subsp. perennirufus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Alysicarpus rugosus subsp. perennirufus

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


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: Alysicarpus rugosus subsp. perennirufus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130980, retrieved 21 September 2018

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