Adenopodia C. Presl

Description of the genus

Woody climbers. Stems with scattered hooked prickles. Leaves alternate, 2-pinnate; petiole with conspicuous gland. Flowers in spikes. Pods straight or curved, flat, splitting into 1-seeded segments.

Derivation of name: adeno- a gland; -podia, a foot; referring to the conspicuous gland at the base of the petiole.

Comment: Recently separated from Entada

Worldwide: About 7 species in Africa.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
schlechteri (Harms) Harms[End][VU]GI,M

Other sources of information about Adenopodia:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Adenopodia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Adenopodia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Adenopodia
Wikipedia: Adenopodia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Adenopodia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Adenopodia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Adenopodia., retrieved 27 May 2022

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