Aeschynomene tenuirama Welw. ex Baker
var. hebecarpa Baker

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Common names:
Status: Native
Small or large shrub.
Type location:
Malawi, Nyika Plateau
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Submontane grassland.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Mafinga hills and Nyika Plateau, Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
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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 152.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 109 - 110.

Willis, C.K., Burrows, J.E., Fish, L., Phiri, P.S.M., Chikuni, A.C. & Golding, J. (2001). Developing a greater understanding of the flora of the Nyika Syst. Geogr. Pl. 71(2) Page 1000.

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Flora of Malawi: Aeschynomene tenuirama var. hebecarpa

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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: Aeschynomene tenuirama var. hebecarpa., retrieved 21 September 2023

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