Bouffordia dichotoma (Willd.) H.Ohashi & K.Ohashi

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Synonyms: Desmodium dichotomum (Willd.) DC.
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Status: Introduced
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Asia and introduced in Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
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Ohashi, H. & Ohashi, K. (2019). Desmodium (Leguminosae Tribe Desmodieae) of Africa, Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands Journal of Japanese Botany 94(3) Page 137.

Ohashi, K, Ohashi, H., Nemoto, T., Ikeda, T., Izumi, H., Kobayashi, H., Muragaki, H., Nata, K., Sato, N. & Suzuki, M. (2018). Phylogenetic Analyses for a New Classification of the Desmodium Group of Leguminosae Tribe Desmodieae Journal of Japanese Botany 93(3) Page 180.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 59. as Desmodium dichotomum

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 5 - 8. as Desmodium dichotomum (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bouffordia dichotoma
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bouffordia dichotoma
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Wikipedia: Bouffordia dichotoma

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Bouffordia dichotoma., retrieved 27 February 2024

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