Adenodolichos punctatus (Micheli) Harms
subsp. bussei (Harms) Verdc.

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Status: Native
Always flowering at apices of leafy shoots so far as is known. Leaflets densely pubescent to velvety beneath. Flowers mostly white. Pods often larger, up to 5.7 cm long.(source: JSTOR)
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Habitat: Brachystegia woodland including lakeside slopes, woodland edges and streambanks, old garden sites (i.e. native cultivations).
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 279. (Includes a picture).

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 243 - 245. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Adenodolichos punctatus subsp. bussei
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Adenodolichos punctatus
African Plant Database: Adenodolichos punctatus
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JSTOR Plant Science: Adenodolichos punctatus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Adenodolichos punctatus
Plants of the World Online: Adenodolichos punctatus
Tropicos: Adenodolichos punctatus
Wikipedia: Adenodolichos punctatus

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: Species information: Adenodolichos punctatus subsp. bussei., retrieved 11 December 2023

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