3607.010 Bolusanthus Harms

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. and Verdcourt, B. (2007) Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3)

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Shrub or small tree. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets opposite or alternate. Inflorescence a pendulous raceme. Flowers blue to deep mauve. Calyx campanulate, 5-lobed. Petals with the standard semi-circular, much broader than other petals. Stamens free from base. Fruit linear, flattened.

Worldwide: 1 species in south central Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Botswana: Bolusanthus
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Flora of Zambia: Bolusanthus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Bolusanthus
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Bolusanthus

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Bolusanthus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=708, retrieved 13 May 2021

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