Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers.
subsp. leptostachya (DC.) Brummitt
var. pubescens Baker

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Synonyms: Tephrosia laurentii De Wild.
Tephrosia transvaalensis Hutch. & Burtt Davy
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
This variety is distinguished by its straggling habit with procumbent or ascending stems and indumentum of spreading or ascending hairs.

See subsp. leptostachya (DC.) Brummitt for more details and combined data
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: purpurea: purple
pubescens:pubescent, referring to the indumentum on the stems.
Habitat: Disturbed grassy places.
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa and South Africa.
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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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) Pages 143 - 145.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 228.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 73.

Other sources of information about Tephrosia purpurea subsp. leptostachya var. pubescens:

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Flora of Botswana: Tephrosia purpurea subsp. leptostachya var. pubescens
Flora of Malawi: Tephrosia purpurea subsp. leptostachya var. pubescens
Flora of Mozambique: Tephrosia purpurea subsp. leptostachya var. pubescens
Flora of Zambia: Tephrosia purpurea subsp. leptostachya var. pubescens
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tephrosia purpurea subsp. leptostachya var. pubescens

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tephrosia purpurea
African Plant Database: Tephrosia purpurea
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Tephrosia purpurea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tephrosia purpurea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tephrosia purpurea
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tephrosia purpurea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tephrosia purpurea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tephrosia purpurea
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Tephrosia purpurea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tephrosia purpurea
Ispot Southern Africa: Tephrosia purpurea
JSTOR Plant Science: Tephrosia purpurea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tephrosia purpurea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tephrosia purpurea
The Plant List (version 1.1): Tephrosia purpurea
Tropicos: Tephrosia purpurea


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Tephrosia purpurea subsp. leptostachya var. pubescens.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=129930, retrieved 20 June 2018

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