Sphenostylis erecta (Baker f.) Hutch. ex Baker
subsp. obtusifolia (Harms) Potter & Doyle

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Synonyms: Sphenostylis marginata E. Mey. subsp. obtusifolia (Harms) Verdc.
Sphenostylis obtusifolia Harms
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Trailing, climbing or creeping plant, sometimes forming carpets.
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Derivation of specific name: erecta: erect
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,C,Lk
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 52. As Sphenostylis marginata obtusifolia

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 227. As: Sphenostylis marginata obtusifolia

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 69 - 70.

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.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 94.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sphenostylis erecta
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sphenostylis erecta
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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: Sphenostylis erecta subsp. obtusifolia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=132420, retrieved 31 March 2023

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