Argyrolobium vaginiferum Harms

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Synonyms: Argyrolobium lejeunei R.Wilczek
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Status: Native
Small shrub up to c. 1 m tall. Leaves 3-foliolate with leaflets lanceolate to broadly elliptic, 30-50 mm long; petiole 10-20 mm long; stipules lanceolate, 5-14 mm long, united along the leaf-opposed margin almost to the top, falling soon but leaving a ring-like scar c. 1 mm high. Flowers yellow. Pod oblong, 30-35 mm long, densely silky pubescent.
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Habitat: At margins of rainforest and plantations, often at stream sides.
Altitude range: 2250 - 2300 m
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Worldwide distribution: Burundi, Tanzania and Northern Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N
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Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Page 262.

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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: Species information: Argyrolobium vaginiferum., retrieved 22 April 2024

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