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,CCb,N,CDescription, Image
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:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

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

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: Droogmansia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=745, retrieved 11 December 2023

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