1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Sesbania Scop.
      1. Sesbania rogersii E.Phillips & Hutch.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.

    [FZ]

    Flora Zambesiaca Leguminosae subfamily Papillionoideae by G.P. Lewis

    Habit
    Stems nearly always tinged purplish-blue.
    Peduncles
    Peduncle 1.8–3(3.7) cm long; pedicels 0.5–1.2(1.4) cm long; bracts caducous.
    Corolla
    Standard 1.6–2 cm long.
    Fruits
    Septa of pod 7–8 mm apart.
    Distribution
    Not known from outside the Flora Zambesiaca area, mostly occurring west of the range of subsp. tetraptera, but both subspecies occur in the area south of Lake Malawi.
    Ecology
    Seasonal swamps and river margins, in mopane and mixed deciduous woodlands and roadside ditches; on heavy black clays and sandy soils; 375–1100 m.
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Zambezian anthropic landscapes., Zambezian woodland, Zambezian freshwater swamp and aquatic vegetation
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Shrub

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Botswana, Malawi, Northern Provinces, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Sesbania rogersii E.Phillips & Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bothalia 1: 55 (1921)

    Accepted by

    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0