Kotschya africana Endl.
var. latifoliola Verdc.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Notes: Red data status: VU D2
Derivation of specific name: africana: African;
latifoliola: with broad leaflets.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Nyika Plateau, Malawi.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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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 163.

Dowsett-Lemaire, F. (1989). The flora and phytogeography of the evergreen forests of Malawi. I: Afromontane and mid-altitude forests; Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 59(1/2) Page 28. As Kotschya africana

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 119 - 120.

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 999.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kotschya africana
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Kotschya africana
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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: Kotschya africana var. latifoliola.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=195960, retrieved 27 January 2022

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