3807.010 Droogmansia De Wild.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, subshrubs or shrubs. Stipules and stipels present. Leaves 1-foliolate; petiole nearly always conspicuously winged and thus appearing like a second lower leaf lamina. Inflorescences consisting of terminal or axillary false racemes or panicles. calyx 5-lobed, 2-lipped; upper lip 2-fid, composed of 2 connate lobes; lower lip 3-fid. Corolla white to purple. Ovary 2-many-ovulate. Pod 1-9 jointed, splitting transversely, borne on a long plumose stipe.

Worldwide: c. 28 weakly defined species, all tropical African apart from 1 Indo-Chinese.

Zambia: 8 taxa.

Droogmansia pteropus

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
megalantha (Taub.) De Wild. var. megalantha WNw
pteropus (Baker) De Wild. var. pteropus N,W,CN,CImage
pteropus (Baker) De Wild. var. whytei (Schindl.) Verdc.N,C,E,SN
pteropus (Baker) De Wild.[Agg]B,N,W,C,E,SCDescription, Image
pteropus (Baker) De Wild. var. axillaris Verdc. [VU]NN
pteropus (Baker) De Wild. var. giorgii (De Wild.) Verdc. WCb
pteropus (Baker) De Wild. var. platypus (Baker) Verdc. N,WN,C
pteropus (Baker) De WIld. var. quarrei (De WIld.) Verdc.B,N,W,C,SC,W

Other sources of information about Droogmansia:

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Flora of Malawi: Droogmansia
Flora of Mozambique: Droogmansia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Droogmansia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Droogmansia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=745, retrieved 20 August 2022

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