3862.000 Eminia Taub.

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

Description of the genus

Erect or climbing herbs or subshrubs. Leaves pinnately 3-foliolate. Inflorescence of axillary or terminal false-racemes. Bracts, bracteoles and calyx lobes with clavate gland-tipped apices. Calyx 4-5-lobed, the upper lobes often connate; each lobe up to 5-toothed, the teeth gland-tipped or not. Standard obovate, clawed. Vexillary stamen free. Ovary hirsute. Pod oblong, flattened, dehiscent, densely and coarsely appressed-hairy. Seeds red to dark brown.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical Africa.

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
antennulifera (Baker) Taub.N,C,E,SN,LkImage
harmsiana De Wild. WCb
holubii Taub.B,WNw,WDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Eminia:

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Flora of Botswana: Eminia
Flora of Malawi: Eminia
Flora of Mozambique: Eminia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eminia

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

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: Eminia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=761, retrieved 17 April 2024

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