3672.000 Lupinus L.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003) Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7)

Description of the genus

Herbs or rarely, shrubs. Stipules adnate to base of petiole. Leaves digitately 5-11-foliolate. Flowers usually numerous in terminal and leaf-opposed racemes. Calyx deeply divided, 2-lipped; the lower lobe 3-fid. Corolla with beaked keel. Stamens joined in a closed tube; anthers alternately long and short. Pod dehiscent.

Worldwide: 200 species in the Andes, Rocky Mts, Mediterranean, tropical African highlands and eastern South America

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Lupinus mexicanus

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mexicanus Cerv.SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Lupinus:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Lupinus
Flora of Malawi: cultivated Lupinus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lupinus
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Lupinus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lupinus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lupinus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lupinus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Lupinus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Lupinus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lupinus
JSTOR Plant Science: Lupinus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lupinus
Plants of the World Online: Lupinus
Tropicos: Lupinus
Wikipedia: Lupinus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Lupinus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=715, retrieved 21 February 2024

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