3680.000 Adenocarpus DC.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003) Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7)

Description of the genus

Much-branched shrubs or small trees, with silky or villous indumentum; branching alternate.Leaves petiolate, digitately 3-foliolate; stipules usually small and caducous or absent.Inflorescence terminal, racemose or capitate.Calyx valvate in bud, 2-lipped, the upper lip deeply bifid, the lower 3-lobed or 3-dentate.Corolla usually yellow, with petals shortly clawed; standard subcircular, as long as or longer than the wings; wings obovate or oblong; keel incurved.Stamens all joined into a closed tube; anthers alternately long and short.Ovary sessile, multi-ovulate.Pod oblong, compressed, dehiscent, glandular-tuberculate or muricate, usually villous.Seeds ovate-oblong in outline, smooth with a small aril.

Worldwide: Species 15; in West and Southern Europe, Canary Islands and North Africa.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Adenocarpus:

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Flora of Malawi: Adenocarpus

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Adenocarpus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Adenocarpus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Adenocarpus
Wikipedia: Adenocarpus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Adenocarpus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Adenocarpus

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Adenocarpus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1950, retrieved 30 March 2023

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