Humularia drepanocephala (Baker) P.A.Duvign.
var. drepanocephala

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Synonyms: Geissaspis drepanocephala Baker
Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Syntypes from Malawi, Nyika Plateau and Tanganyika Plateau
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Grassland and open Uapaca-Brachystegia woodland.
Altitude range: 1300 - 1870 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N
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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 161.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 61.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 141 - 148.

Other sources of information about Humularia drepanocephala var. drepanocephala:

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Flora of Malawi: Humularia drepanocephala var. drepanocephala

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Humularia drepanocephala
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Humularia drepanocephala
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Humularia drepanocephala
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Humularia drepanocephala
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JSTOR Plant Science: Humularia drepanocephala
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Humularia drepanocephala
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Humularia drepanocephala
Plants of the World Online: Humularia drepanocephala
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Wikipedia: Humularia drepanocephala

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Humularia drepanocephala var. drepanocephala., retrieved 24 January 2022

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