Medicago sativa L.

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Insects associated with this species: Mocis proverai (Larval food plant)
Trigonodes hyppasia (Larval foodplant)
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Literature:

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 69.

Other sources of information about Medicago sativa:

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Flora of Botswana: Medicago sativa
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Medicago sativa

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Medicago sativa
African Plant Database: Medicago sativa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Medicago sativa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Medicago sativa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Medicago sativa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Medicago sativa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Medicago sativa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Medicago sativa
iNaturalist: Medicago sativa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Medicago sativa
JSTOR Plant Science: Medicago sativa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Medicago sativa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Medicago sativa
Plants of the World Online: Medicago sativa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Medicago sativa
Tropicos: Medicago sativa
Wikipedia: Medicago sativa


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Medicago sativa.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=183240, retrieved 14 November 2019

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