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

External websites:

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

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: Lupinus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=715, retrieved 26 March 2023

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