3792.010 Rhynchotropis Harms

Description of the genus

Annual or short-lived perennial. Leaves mostly digitately 3-foliolate, some upper ones 1-foliolate; stipules paired, narrow. Flowers small, few in terminal and axillary heads; bracteoles absent. Calyx subequally lobed, the upper lobes narrow; standard yellow, not exceeding the calyx, narrow; keel ± as long as the wings, narrow, obtuse. Fruit pod membranous, sessile, flattened oblong-ovate, narrowed to a straight beak, dehiscent.Seeds oblique-cordiform, small.

Worldwide: One species along the Congo Zambesi divide.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
poggei (Taub.) Harms N

Other sources of information about Rhynchotropis:

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Flora of Zambia: Rhynchotropis

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Rhynchotropis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Rhynchotropis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Rhynchotropis
Wikipedia: Rhynchotropis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Rhynchotropis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Rhynchotropis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Rhynchotropis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1957, retrieved 26 March 2023

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