3911.000 Adenodolichos Harms

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

Description of the genus

Herbs, subshrubs or shrubs. Leaves 3-5-foliolate; leaflets covered with gland dots beneath. Stipules and stipels present. Inflorescences axillary or terminal. Bracteoles present at the base of the calyx, caducous. Calyx 5-lobed. Standard white, mauve or crimson-purple. Ovary 2-ovuled. Pods oblong-falcate, flattened, much narrowed towards the base.

Worldwide: 15 species in tropical Africa

Malawi: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
punctatus (Micheli) Harms subsp. bussei (Harms) Verdc.N,C,S
punctatus (Micheli) Harms subsp. decumbens (Verdc.) Verdc.N
punctatus (Micheli) Harms subsp. punctatus C

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Adenodolichos
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Wikipedia: Adenodolichos
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Adenodolichos
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Adenodolichos

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: Adenodolichos.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=784, retrieved 29 March 2023

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