Lotus arabicus L.

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Status: Native
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Malawi distribution: S
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Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 223.

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 49.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Page 9.

Other sources of information about Lotus arabicus:

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Flora of Mozambique: Lotus arabicus
Flora of Zambia: Lotus arabicus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lotus arabicus

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Lotus arabicus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=128520, retrieved 30 March 2023

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