Neonotonia wightii (Wight & Arn.) J.A. Lackey
subsp. wightii
var. longicauda (Schweinf.) J.A. Lackey

Selected images: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images (6)

Neonotonia wightii subsp. wightii var. longicauda

Photo: Bart Wursten
River below Nharizengere Falls, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Neonotonia wightii subsp. wightii var. longicauda

Photo: Bart Wursten
River below Nharizengere Falls, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Neonotonia wightii subsp. wightii var. longicauda

Photo: Bart Wursten
River below Nharizengere Falls, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms: Glycine wightii (Wight & Arn.) Verdc. subsp. wightii var. longicauda (Schweinf.) Verdc.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial trailing or climbing herb. Leaves trifoliolate, variously hairy. Flowers in terminal inflorescences, white sometimes tinged with purple.
Notes: A widespread species with several subspecies and varieties throughout the Old World tropics. Only subsp. wightii var. longicauda is found in Mozambique.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In woodland, grassland, scrub and riverine thicket.
Altitude range: Up to 2000 m
Flowering time:Oct - May
Worldwide distribution: Widespread from Arabia and Ethiopia south to South Africa and Swaziland
Mozambique distribution: N,T,MS,GI,M
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Content last updated: Thursday 1 November 2018
Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 26. As Neonotonia wightii

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 70. As Neonotonia wightii

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 220. as Glycine wightii

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 55 - 58. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 50.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 63. As Neonotonia wightii

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 69.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 101.

Other sources of information about Neonotonia wightii subsp. wightii var. longicauda:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Neonotonia wightii subsp. wightii var. longicauda
Flora of Malawi: Neonotonia wightii subsp. wightii var. longicauda
Flora of Zambia: Neonotonia wightii subsp. wightii var. longicauda
Flora of Zimbabwe: Neonotonia wightii subsp. wightii var. longicauda

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Neonotonia wightii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Neonotonia wightii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Neonotonia wightii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Neonotonia wightii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Neonotonia wightii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Neonotonia wightii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Neonotonia wightii
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Neonotonia wightii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Neonotonia wightii
JSTOR Plant Science: Neonotonia wightii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Neonotonia wightii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Neonotonia wightii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Neonotonia wightii
Tropicos: Neonotonia wightii


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Neonotonia wightii subsp. wightii var. longicauda.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131360, retrieved 15 December 2018

Site software last modified: 3 April 2018 9:58pm
Terms of use