Mucuna coriacea Baker
subsp. coriacea

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Status: Native
Type location:
Syntypes Mozambique and Malawi
Derivation of specific name: coriacea: leathery, thick-leaved
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): E
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 164. as Mucuna coriacea

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 20 - 21.

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 50.

Other sources of information about Mucuna coriacea subsp. coriacea:

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Flora of Malawi: Mucuna coriacea subsp. coriacea
Flora of Mozambique: Mucuna coriacea subsp. coriacea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Mucuna coriacea subsp. coriacea

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Mucuna coriacea subsp. coriacea., retrieved 8 December 2023

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