3861.000 Dumasia DC.

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001) Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5)

Description of the genus

Climbing herbs. Stipules and stipels present. Leaves pinnately 3-foliolate. Inflorescences axillary, racemose, several-many-flowered. Calyx: tube cylindric, ± swollen at base at the back, the mouth obliquely truncate; lobes ± 0. Corolla small; standard auriculate, glabrous; all petals with long claws. Upper stamen free; anthers uniform. Style hairy at base, bent and thickened at the bend. Pod linear, flattened. Seeds subspherical; aril not developed.

Worldwide: 9 species in the Old World tropics; 1 occurring in Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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villosa DC. var. villosa WCbDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Dumasia:

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

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

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: Dumasia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=760, retrieved 21 February 2024

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