3792.010 Rhynchotropis Harms

Description of the genus

Annual or short-lived perennial. Leaves mostly digitately 3-foliolate, some upper ones 1-foliolate; stipules paired, narrow. Flowers small, few in terminal and axillary heads; bracteoles absent. Calyx subequally lobed, the upper lobes narrow; standard yellow, not exceeding the calyx, narrow; keel ± as long as the wings, narrow, obtuse. Fruit pod membranous, sessile, flattened oblong-ovate, narrowed to a straight beak, dehiscent.Seeds oblique-cordiform, small.

Worldwide: One species along the Congo Zambesi divide.

Zambia: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
marginata (N.E.Br.) J.B.Gillett WCb
poggei (Taub.) Harms B,N,W,C,E,SNw,Lp,N,Lk,S,W

Other sources of information about Rhynchotropis:

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Flora of Malawi: Rhynchotropis

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Rhynchotropis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Rhynchotropis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Rhynchotropis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Rhynchotropis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Rhynchotropis

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Rhynchotropis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1957, retrieved 20 September 2019

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