Lessertia falciformis DC.

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Status: Native
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Botswana distribution: SE
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 24.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 223.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 49.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 17 - 18.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 68.

Other sources of information about Lessertia falciformis:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Lessertia falciformis

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lessertia falciformis
African Plant Database: Lessertia falciformis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lessertia falciformis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lessertia falciformis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Lessertia falciformis
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iNaturalist: Lessertia falciformis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lessertia falciformis
JSTOR Plant Science: Lessertia falciformis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lessertia falciformis
Plants of the World Online: Lessertia falciformis
Tropicos: Lessertia falciformis
Wikipedia: Lessertia falciformis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Lessertia falciformis.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130300, retrieved 27 September 2023

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