Leptoderris nobilis (Baker) Dunn

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Leptoderris nobilis

Katanga Province, DRC;
Oct 2006
Photo: Jos Stevens

Leptoderris nobilis

Katanga Province, DRC;
Sept 2007
Photo: Jos Stevens

Leptoderris nobilis

Katanga Province, DRC;
Sept 2007
Photo: Jos Stevens

Leptoderris nobilis

Katanga Province, DRC;
Sept 2007
Photo: Jos Stevens

Leptoderris nobilis

Dry Pods
Katanga Province, DRC
Oct 2010
Photo: Jos Stevens

Leptoderris nobilis

Kalungwishi River, Kundabwika Falls
Jul 2013
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Derris nobilis Baker
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Description:
Scrambling shrub or liane up to 12 m tall. Leaflets 3=4 on each side of the rhachis.
Type location:
Syntypes from Angola
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Habitat: Riverine and dry-evergreen forest.
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia; also Angola and D.R. Congo.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N,C
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Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Content last updated: Wednesday 19 October 2016
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 79 - 81. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Leptoderris nobilis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Leptoderris nobilis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Leptoderris nobilis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Leptoderris nobilis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Leptoderris nobilis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Leptoderris nobilis
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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: Leptoderris nobilis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=205380, retrieved 7 July 2022

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