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).

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 52.

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
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vigna monophylla
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vigna monophylla
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Vigna monophylla
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iNaturalist: Vigna monophylla
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Vigna monophylla
JSTOR Plant Science: Vigna monophylla
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vigna monophylla
Plants of the World Online: Vigna monophylla
Tropicos: Vigna monophylla
Wikipedia: Vigna monophylla

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: Vigna monophylla., retrieved 20 February 2024

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