Grona caffra (E.Mey.) H.Ohashi & K.Ohashi

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Synonyms: Desmodium caffrum (E. Mey.) Druce
Desmodium dregeanum Benth.
Meiobomia caffra (E. Mey.) Kuntze
Nicolsonia caffra E. Mey.
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Status: Native
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Mozambique distribution: MS,GI,M
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Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 67. as Desmodium dregeanum

Ohashi, H. & Ohashi, K. (2019). Desmodium (Leguminosae Tribe Desmodieae) of Africa, Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands Journal of Japanese Botany 94(3) Pages 143 - 144.

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

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 5 - 22. as Desmodium dregeanum (Includes a picture).

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Grona caffra., retrieved 4 June 2023

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