Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Lessertia DC.

Lessertia rigida (Thunb.) DC.

This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Cape Prov.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub

Native to:

Cape Provinces

Lessertia rigida (Thunb.) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000393473

First published in Prodr. 2: 272 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Boatwright, J.S., Nkonki, T. & van Wyk, B.-E. (2011). The identity of Lessertia rigida (Thunb.) DC. (Galegeae, Fabaceae) and a new species from the Greater Cape region of South Africa Systematic Botany 36: 371-375.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boatwright, J.S., Nkonki, T. & van Wyk, B.-E. (2011). The identity of Lessertia rigida (Thunb.) DC. (Galegeae, Fabaceae) and a new species from the Greater Cape region of South Africa Systematic Botany 36: 371-375.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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 2022. 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 2022. 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