Aeschynomene heurckeana Baker

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Status: Native
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Syntypes from Madagascar
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,Lp,C
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 151. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 281. (Includes a picture).

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 97 - 98.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Aeschynomene heurckeana
Flora of Malawi: Aeschynomene heurckeana
Flora of Mozambique: Aeschynomene heurckeana

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aeschynomene heurckeana
African Plant Database: Aeschynomene heurckeana
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aeschynomene heurckeana
Plants of the World Online: Aeschynomene heurckeana
Tropicos: Aeschynomene heurckeana
Wikipedia: Aeschynomene heurckeana

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: Aeschynomene heurckeana., retrieved 21 February 2024

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