3838.000 Derris Lour.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Climbers or scandent shrubs, woody; sometimes trees. Stipules small and caduceus. Leaves imparipinnate, leaflets opposite. Inflorescence racemes or panicles, axillary and terminal; bracts and bracteoles small. Calyx cupulate and subtruncate; corolla white, pink or purple, much-exserted; wing adhering to keel petal. Fruit oblong to strap-shaped, flat, indehiscent; upper or both sutures winged. Seeds reniform or orbicular.

Worldwide: 70 species in the tropics.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
trifoliata Lour.N,Z,MS,GI,M

Other sources of information about Derris:

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Derris.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2271, retrieved 22 May 2019

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