3866.000 Teramnus P. Browne

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

Description of the genus

Trailing or climbing perennial herbs. Leaves pinnately 3-foliolate. Flowers usually in pairs or clusters along axillary axes. Calyx 5-lobed, the upper pair fused or not. Standard glabrous apart from occasional hairs at the centre. Alternate stamens sterile, lacking anthers. Ovary with many ovules, often with a tuft of hairs at the apex surrounding the style. Style with a capitate stigma. Pods elongate, linear, distinctly upturned at the apex.

Worldwide: 8 ill-defined species, pantropical

Malawi: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
labialis (L.f.) Spreng. subsp. arabicus Verdc.S
micans (Welw. ex Baker) Baker f. var. cyaneus (De Wild.) Hauman C,S
uncinatus (L.) Sw. subsp. ringoetii (De Wild.) Verdc.N,S

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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Teramnus
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Tropicos: Teramnus
Wikipedia: Teramnus

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: Teramnus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=764, retrieved 26 May 2024

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