Abrus schimperi Hochst. ex Baker
subsp. africanus (Vatke) Verdc.

We have few details about this taxon; if you can provide any information, photos or reliable records, please contact one of the site authors. Email addresses are given on the home page.

Images: None on this site.

Specimen citations: Display citations Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: schimperi: named after Wilhelm Schimper, explorer and collector, particularly in Ethiopia.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Pages 213 - 214.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 278. (Includes a picture).

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

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 247.

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.

Other sources of information about Abrus schimperi subsp. africanus:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Abrus schimperi subsp. africanus
Flora of Mozambique: Abrus schimperi subsp. africanus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Abrus schimperi subsp. africanus

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Abrus schimperi subsp. africanus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131290, retrieved 25 October 2021

Site software last modified: 10 May 2018 10:51pm
Terms of use