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Sesbania punicea (Red sesbania, Rooi sesbania)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Fabales > Fabaceae > Subfamily: Papilionoideae > Genus: Sesbania

Sesbania punicea
Sesbania punicea

Sesbania punicea, Greystone Park Nature Reserve, Zimbabwe. [photos Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Sesbania punicea

Sesbania punicea, Kleinmond, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Sesbania punicea

African honey bee (Apis mellifera) pollinating Sesbania punicea, Kleinmond, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Native from Brazil to Argentina. A declared Category 1 invasive plant in South Africa.

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