3574.000 Bobgunnia J.H. Kirkbr. & Wiersema


Kirkbride, J.H. & Wiersema, J.H. (1997) Bobgunnia, a new African genus of the tribe Swartzieae (Fabaceae, Faboideae) Brittonia 49(1) 1-23

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Stipules small. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets alternate without translucent dots or streaks. Flowers in lateral racemes. Calyx spherical, entire before dehiscence; disk 0. Petal 1. Stamens numerous (>30), arranged in several rows at base of calyx, free or ± so. Pod indehiscent, cylindric or beaded, woody.

Derivation of name: Named after Charles R. "Bob" Gunn, an expert in Fabaceae

Worldwide: Tropical and southern Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
madagascariensis (Desv.) J.H. Kirkbr. & Wiersama[LR-lc]B,N,W,C,E,SNw,Cb,Lp,N,Mc,E,C,Lk,S,WDescription, Image

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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: Bobgunnia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=704, retrieved 28 September 2023

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