3794.000 Cyclocarpa Afzel. ex Baker

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

Description of the genus

Erect or spreading annual herbs, mostly branched and tufted. Leaves alternate, sensitive, paripinnate; stipules membranous, spurred. Inflorescences umbel-like racemes, 1–4-flowered; bracts and bracteoles small, thin. Flowers small, yellow; calyx deciduous, 2-lipped; lips almost entire; standard obovate, emarginate, shortly clawed; wings oblong, shortly clawed, finely denticulate above; keel obtuse, spurred, finely denticulate above. Ovary linear, falcate, subsessile, many-ovuled. Fruit many-jointed, linear, compressed, coiled into a ring or a spiral, minutely roughened on the margins. Seeds broadly irregularly reniform.

Worldwide: 1 species in the Old World tropics

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Cyclocarpa:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Cyclocarpa
Flora of Malawi: Cyclocarpa
Flora of Mozambique: Cyclocarpa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cyclocarpa

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyclocarpa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cyclocarpa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyclocarpa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cyclocarpa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Cyclocarpa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyclocarpa
JSTOR Plant Science: Cyclocarpa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyclocarpa
Plants of the World Online: Cyclocarpa
Tropicos: Cyclocarpa
Wikipedia: Cyclocarpa

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Cyclocarpa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=739, retrieved 16 June 2024

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