Dumasia villosa DC.
var. villosa

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Dumasia villosa var. villosa

Picture: Bart Wursten
Forested slope below Nhandore Peak, Mt Gorongosa

Dumasia villosa var. villosa

Picture: Bart Wursten
Forested slop above upper Nhandar Valley, Mt Gorongosa

Dumasia villosa var. villosa

Picture: Bart Wursten
Forested slope below Nhandore Peak, Mt Gorongosa

Dumasia villosa var. villosa

Picture: Bart Wursten
Forested slope below Nhandore Peak, Mt Gorongosa

Dumasia villosa var. villosa

Picture: Bart Wursten
Forested slope below Nhandore Peak, Mt Gorongosa

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Twining perennial herb. Stems slender, covered in pale yellowish or brownish spreading hairs. Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets ovate, 1.5-5.5 cm, hairless or sparsely hairy above, sparsely to densely hairy below; petiole 2-7 cm long. Flowers in axillary, pendulous racemes, yellow. Pods linear, 2-4 cm long, with short yellowish or brownish hairs, dehiscent with the blue-black seeds often remaining attached to the valves.
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Nepal
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 157. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 220. As: Dumasia villosa

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 58 - 60. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 48.

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 270 - 271. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 98.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 94.

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Flora of Malawi: Dumasia villosa var. villosa
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dumasia villosa
African Plant Database: Dumasia villosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dumasia villosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dumasia villosa
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dumasia villosa
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dumasia villosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Dumasia villosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dumasia villosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dumasia villosa
Plants of the World Online: Dumasia villosa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Dumasia villosa
Tropicos: Dumasia villosa
Wikipedia: Dumasia villosa


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Dumasia villosa var. villosa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131330, retrieved 19 September 2019

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