Pseudoeriosema Hauman

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

Description of the genus

Herbs or weak subshrubs, erect or ± trailing. Stems covered with long white hairs. Leaves 1-foliolate or pinnately 3-foliolate; stipules and usually stipels present. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, racemose or condensed and paniculate; bracts mostly persistent. Calyx 5-lobed, the upper pair ± joined; corolla small, scarcely exceeding the calyx; standard obovate-oblong, hairy. Ovary 2-ovuled, velvety. Fruit pod, oblong-ovoid, compressed, densely villous. Seeds oblong; hilum small and central; funicle dilated at the apex.

Worldwide: Five species in tropical Africa.

Zambia: 4 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
andongense (Welw. ex Baker) HaumanW,SNw,S
borianii (Schweinf.) Hauman subsp. borianii C,SC,S
homblei (De Wild.) Hauman WNw
longipes (Harms) HaumanN,EMc,E

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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Pseudoeriosema
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pseudoeriosema
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pseudoeriosema

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Pseudoeriosema.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2367, retrieved 23 February 2018

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