Kotschya scaberrima (Taub.) Wild

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Status: Native
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Habitat: On rocky slopes and in montane grassland.
Altitude range: 1200 - 2000 m
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Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique And Zimbabwe
Malawi distribution: S
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Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 246.

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.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 100.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 124 - 125.

Wild, H. (1964). New and interesting species Kirkia 4 Pages 159 - 160.

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Flora of Mozambique: Kotschya scaberrima
Flora of Zimbabwe: Kotschya scaberrima

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

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: Kotschya scaberrima.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130650, retrieved 23 March 2023

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