3612.000 Baphia Afzel. ex Lodd.

Brummitt, R.K. (2007) Tribe 2. SOPHOREAE Flora Zambesiaca 3(3)

Fowler, D.G. (2007) Zambian Plants: Their Vernacular Names and Uses, Kew Publishing

Description of the genus

Shrubs, small trees or lianes. Leaves 1-foliolate, with a pulvinus at apex of petiole. Flowers in lax axillary or terminal racemes. Calyx splitting into 2 reflexed lobes or down one line. Petals white with a yellow or orange basal spot. Stamens 10, free. Pod linear-oblong to oblanceolate, sometimes falcate,

Worldwide: 45 species, occurring and tropical and South Africa and Madagascar

Mozambique: 5 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
macrocalyx Harms[NrEnd][VU]NImage
massaiensis Taub. subsp. gomesii (Baker f.) Brummitt[End?]N
massaiensis Taub. subsp. obovata (Schinz) Brummitt var. obovata GIDescription, Image
ovata Sim[End]GI
punctulata Harms subsp. palmensis Soladoye[End]N

Other sources of information about Baphia:

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Flora of Botswana: Baphia
Flora of Caprivi: Baphia
Flora of Zambia: Baphia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Baphia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Baphia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=709, retrieved 23 October 2020

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