Baphia multiflora Harms
subsp. bangweolensis (R.E. Fr.) M. Yu.Gontsch. & Povydysh

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Baphia multiflora subsp. bangweolensis

Picture: Jonathan Francis
Mutendele Bush Camp, Kafue National Park

Baphia multiflora subsp. bangweolensis

Picture: Jonathan Francis
Mutendele Bush Camp, Kafue National Park

Baphia multiflora subsp. bangweolensis

Picture: Jonathan Francis
Mutendele Bush Camp, Kafue National Park

Baphia multiflora subsp. bangweolensis

Picture: Jonathan Francis
Mutendele Bush Camp, Kafue National Park

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Synonyms: Baphia capparidifolia Baker subsp. bangweolensis (R.E. Fries) Brummitt
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Status: Native
Description:
Scrambling or climbing shrub to 4 m. Young branches, inflorescence, pedicels and calyces densely spreading-pubescent to tomentose. Leaflets: petiolule 1-3 cm long; lamina ovate or broadly ovate; margin often undulate. Flowers in axillary racemes. Petals 7-11 mm long, white or cream, the standard with a yellow or orange mark towards the base. Bracts and bracteoles persistent, pubescent. Pods 4-7 × 0.8-1.4 cm, glabrous, straw-coloured.
Type location:
Zambia, Bangweulu
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: multiflora: many-flowered; bangweolensis: from Bangweolo, now Bangeula, Zambia.
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, also DRC & Tanzania Sumbawanga.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp,N,C
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Content last updated: Sunday 6 November 2022
Literature:

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Pages 49 - 50.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Baphia multiflora
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Baphia multiflora
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Baphia multiflora
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Baphia multiflora
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Baphia multiflora
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Baphia multiflora
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Baphia multiflora
iNaturalist: Baphia multiflora
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Baphia multiflora
JSTOR Plant Science: Baphia multiflora
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Baphia multiflora
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Baphia multiflora
Plants of the World Online: Baphia multiflora
Tropicos: Baphia multiflora
Wikipedia: Baphia multiflora


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Baphia multiflora subsp. bangweolensis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=205310, retrieved 3 December 2022

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