Rhynchosia nyasica Baker

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: nyasica: from Malawi (Nyasaland)
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,E,C,S
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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 169.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 31. As Rhynchosia nyasica nyasica

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 226.

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 186 - 187.

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 51.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 71.

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Flora of Botswana: Rhynchosia nyasica
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Rhynchosia nyasica
Flora of Malawi: Rhynchosia nyasica
Flora of Zimbabwe: Rhynchosia nyasica

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Rhynchosia nyasica.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131810, retrieved 20 April 2024

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