Pseudeminia comosa (Baker) Verdc.

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Synonyms: Rhynchosia comosa Baker
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: comosa: with tufts formed from hairs, leaves or flowers
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 225.

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 46 - 47. (Includes a picture).

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.

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Flora of Malawi: Pseudeminia comosa
Flora of Mozambique: Pseudeminia comosa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pseudeminia comosa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pseudeminia comosa
African Plant Database: Pseudeminia comosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pseudeminia comosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pseudeminia comosa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pseudeminia comosa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pseudeminia comosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Pseudeminia comosa
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pseudeminia comosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Pseudeminia comosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pseudeminia comosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pseudeminia comosa
Plants of the World Online: Pseudeminia comosa
Tropicos: Pseudeminia comosa
Wikipedia: Pseudeminia comosa

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: Pseudeminia comosa., retrieved 22 October 2021

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