Pseudoeriosema Hauman

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001) Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5)

Description of the genus

Herbs or weak subshrubs, erect or ± trailing. Stems covered with long white hairs. Leaves 1-foliolate or pinnately 3-foliolate; stipules and usually stipels present. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, racemose or condensed and paniculate; bracts mostly persistent. Calyx 5-lobed, the upper pair ± joined; corolla small, scarcely exceeding the calyx; standard obovate-oblong, hairy. Ovary 2-ovuled, velvety. Fruit pod, oblong-ovoid, compressed, densely villous. Seeds oblong; hilum small and central; funicle dilated at the apex.

Worldwide: Five species in tropical Africa.

Malawi: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
andongense (Welw. ex Baker) HaumanN
borianii (Schweinf.) Hauman subsp. borianii C
longipes (Harms) HaumanN

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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: Pseudoeriosema., retrieved 26 March 2023

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