Zornia capensis Pers.
subsp. capensis

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Common names: Caterpillar bean (English)
Derivation of specific name: capensis: of the Cape
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Mozambique distribution: GI,M
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Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 229. as Zornia capensis

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 52. As Zornia capensis

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 270 - 271. (Includes a picture).

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 163 - 164.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Zornia capensis subsp. capensis

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Zornia capensis subsp. capensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130730, retrieved 15 August 2020

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