Tephrosia forbesii Baker
subsp. forbesii

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: forbesii: named after John Forbes (1799-1823), an English plant collector and naturalist. As representative of the Horticultural Society of London he visited the Cape in 1822. He died on the Zambezi River in Mozambique the following year.
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique and KwaZulu-Natal South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: GI,M
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Literature:

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. and Verdcourt, B. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Page 163.

Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 87.

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External websites:

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


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: Tephrosia forbesii subsp. forbesii.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=178350, retrieved 26 October 2020

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