3700.000 Cyamopsis DC.

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

Description of the genus

Annual herbs. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets 3–7 or rarely single, with entire or toothed margins. Flowers small in axillary racemes. Calyx broad, oblique, the lowest tooth longest; standard glabrous, markedly veined; keel somewhat pouched or shortly spurred at the sides. Fruit a pod, flat, dehiscent, erect, longitudinally ridged, several-seeded, with septa between the seeds, ending in a pronounced beak. Seeds flattened, minutely tuberculate.

Worldwide: Three species in tropical Africa and India.

Mozambique: 1 cultivated taxon.

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tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.

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Flora of Botswana: Cyamopsis
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Cyamopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cyamopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Cyamopsis

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cyamopsis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cyamopsis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Cyamopsis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyamopsis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyamopsis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated plants: genus page: Cyamopsis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=721, retrieved 24 June 2019

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