Entada wahlbergii Harv.

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Common names: Small-pod sea-bean (English) Tripadela (Sena)
Status: Native
Scandent shrub or slender woody climber, unarmed. Leaves usually with 2 pairs of pinnae, on of the pinnae sometimes modified into a tendril; leaflets in 9-18 pairs per pinna, oblong, up to 2 cm long, asymmetric at the base. Flowers in short, dense, axillary spikes up to 6 cm long, purple-brown to red. Pods thin and flat, breaking down into single-seeded segments, leaving the outer rim.
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Habitat: Occurring on dry sandy soils in open forest.
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Flowering time:Oct
Worldwide distribution: Mozambique and KwaZulu-Natal. Also on the coast of West Africa and Sudan.
Mozambique distribution: GI,M
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Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Mimosoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(1) Page 22. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 215. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Entada wahlbergii
African Plant Database: Entada wahlbergii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Entada wahlbergii
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Entada wahlbergii
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Wikipedia: Entada wahlbergii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Entada wahlbergii.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=167800, retrieved 6 June 2023

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