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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Psoraleeae
Genus: Otholobium
Species: Otholobium caffrum

Otholobium caffrum (Eckl. & Zeyh.) C.H.Stirt., 1981

Lotodes caffrum (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Kuntze
Psoralea caffra Eckl. & Zeyh.
Psoralea royffei H.M.L.Forbes

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: Southern Africa
Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Stirton, C.H., 1981. Advances in Legume Systematics. Part 1:341.

Additional references

Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Otholobium caffrum in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 May 27. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Otholobium caffrum. Published online. Accessed: May 27 2021. 2021. Otholobium caffrum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 May 27.
Hassler, M. 2021. Otholobium caffrum. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 May 27. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2021. World Plants. Synonymic Checklist and Distribution of the World Flora. . Otholobium caffrum. Accessed: 27 May 2021.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Otholobium caffrum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

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