3861.000 Dumasia DC.

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

Description of the genus

Climbing herbs. Stipules and stipels present. Leaves pinnately 3-foliolate. Inflorescences axillary, racemose, several-many-flowered. Calyx: tube cylindric, ± swollen at base at the back, the mouth obliquely truncate; lobes ± 0. Corolla small; standard auriculate, glabrous; all petals with long claws. Upper stamen free; anthers uniform. Style hairy at base, bent and thickened at the bend. Pod linear, flattened. Seeds subspherical; aril not developed.

Worldwide: 9 species in the Old World tropics; 1 occurring in Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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villosa DC. var. villosa N,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Dumasia:

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Flora of Mozambique: Dumasia
Flora of Zambia: Dumasia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Dumasia

External websites:

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

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: Dumasia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=760, retrieved 22 September 2023

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