Vigna heterophylla A.Rich.

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: heterophylla: with leaves of different shapes
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Malawi distribution: N,C,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 171.

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Page 129.

Other sources of information about Vigna heterophylla:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Vigna heterophylla
Flora of Zambia: Vigna heterophylla

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vigna heterophylla
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vigna heterophylla
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vigna heterophylla
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Vigna heterophylla
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iNaturalist: Vigna heterophylla
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Vigna heterophylla
JSTOR Plant Science: Vigna heterophylla
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vigna heterophylla
Plants of the World Online: Vigna heterophylla
Tropicos: Vigna heterophylla
Wikipedia: Vigna heterophylla

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Vigna heterophylla., retrieved 21 April 2024

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