Vigna monophylla Taub.

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Synonyms: Haydonia monophylla (Taub.) R. Wilczek
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: monophylla: with one leaf (commonly used for species with simple leaves in mainly compound genera)
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,E,C,S
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Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 229.

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 149 - 151. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 74.

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Flora of Botswana: Vigna monophylla
Flora of Malawi: Vigna monophylla
Flora of Zimbabwe: Vigna monophylla

External websites:

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

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: Vigna monophylla., retrieved 23 June 2018

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