3911.000 Adenodolichos Harms

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

Description of the genus

Herbs, subshrubs or shrubs. Leaves 3-5-foliolate; leaflets covered with gland dots beneath. Stipules and stipels present. Inflorescences axillary or terminal. Bracteoles present at the base of the calyx, caducous. Calyx 5-lobed. Standard white, mauve or crimson-purple. Ovary 2-ovuled. Pods oblong-falcate, flattened, much narrowed towards the base.

Worldwide: 15 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 8 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
baumii Harms B,WNwDescription
exellii Torre N,N/E,WNw,N,McDescription
huillensis Torre var. huillensis NNDescription
huillensis Torre var. kawambwaensis Verdc. NLpDescription
punctatus (Micheli) Harms subsp. bussei (Harms) Verdc.WNwDescription
punctatus (Micheli) Harms subsp. punctatus B,N,W,C,E,SCb,Lp,N,E,C,Lk,S,WDescription
rhomboideus (O. Hoffm.) HarmsN,WNw,N
rupestris Verdc. NN

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

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: Adenodolichos.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=784, retrieved 30 November 2023

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