3607.010 Bolusanthus Harms

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. and Verdcourt, B. (2007) Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3)

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Shrub or small tree. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets opposite or alternate. Inflorescence a pendulous raceme. Flowers blue to deep mauve. Calyx campanulate, 5-lobed. Petals with the standard semi-circular, much broader than other petals. Stamens free from base. Fruit linear, flattened.

Worldwide: 1 species in south central Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Botswana: Bolusanthus
Flora of Malawi: Bolusanthus
Flora of Mozambique: Bolusanthus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Bolusanthus
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Bolusanthus

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Bolusanthus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=708, retrieved 19 September 2020

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