Swaziland's Flora Database:
Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr. subsp. sesban var. nubica Chiov.
(name current 2016)
(Sesbania sesban subsp. sesban)
Growth form: Shrub
Found within protected areas
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Sesbania sesban - Slender tree up to 6 m high, thinly and softly hairy. Leaflets less than 20 pairs, oblong, almost stalkless, blunt-tipped with minute point, c 1 cm long x 3 mm wide. Flowers few on slender axis, not hanging. Calyx broadly cup-shaped, c 5 mm long, lobes short, broad. Corolla yellow, standard spotted, c 1,5 cm long. Pod slender, up to 15 cm long.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.
Culverwell, J., K.P. Braun (in prep). Mlawula Nature Reserve Annotated Flora Checklist (incomplete, unpublished)