Tephrosia forbesii Baker
subsp. inhacensis Brummitt

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: forbesii: named after John Forbes (1799-1823), an English plant collector and naturalist who visited the Cape in 1822 and died on the Zambezi River in Mozambique in 1823.
Inhacaensis: of Inhaca Island.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from southern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: M
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. & 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
African Plant Database: Tephrosia forbesii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tephrosia forbesii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tephrosia forbesii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tephrosia forbesii
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iNaturalist: Tephrosia forbesii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tephrosia forbesii
JSTOR Plant Science: 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 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Tephrosia forbesii subsp. inhacensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=178360, retrieved 30 May 2023

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