3807.010 Droogmansia De Wild.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, subshrubs or shrubs. Stipules and stipels present. Leaves 1-foliolate; petiole nearly always conspicuously winged and thus appearing like a second lower leaf lamina. Inflorescences consisting of terminal or axillary false racemes or panicles. calyx 5-lobed, 2-lipped; upper lip 2-fid, composed of 2 connate lobes; lower lip 3-fid. Corolla white to purple. Ovary 2-many-ovulate. Pod 1-9 jointed, splitting transversely, borne on a long plumose stipe.

Worldwide: c. 28 weakly defined species, all tropical African apart from 1 Indo-Chinese.

Malawi: 4 taxa.

Droogmansia pteropus

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
pteropus (Baker) De Wild. var. pteropus N,CDescription, Image
pteropus (Baker) De Wild. var. whytei (Schindl.) Verdc.N,C
pteropus (Baker) De Wild.[Agg]N,CDescription, Image
pteropus (Baker) De Wild. var. platypus (Baker) Verdc. N

Other sources of information about Droogmansia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Droogmansia
Flora of Mozambique: Droogmansia
Flora of Zambia: Droogmansia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Droogmansia

External websites:

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

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: Droogmansia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=745, retrieved 10 December 2023

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