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).

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 26. Probably in error as Zornia caffra

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
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Zornia capensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Zornia capensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Zornia capensis
Plants of the World Online: Zornia capensis
Tropicos: Zornia capensis
Wikipedia: Zornia capensis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Zornia capensis subsp. capensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130730, retrieved 17 June 2024

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