Dolichos trilobus L.
subsp. trilobus
var. trilobus

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Common names:
Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: trilobus: 3-lobed
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,C
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 14.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 220. as Dolichos trilobus

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 92 - 93.

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 48.

Other sources of information about Dolichos trilobus subsp. trilobus var. trilobus:

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Flora of Malawi: Dolichos trilobus subsp. trilobus var. trilobus
Flora of Mozambique: Dolichos trilobus subsp. trilobus var. trilobus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Dolichos trilobus subsp. trilobus var. trilobus

External websites:

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

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: Dolichos trilobus subsp. trilobus var. trilobus., retrieved 15 April 2024

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