Droogmansia pteropus (Baker) De Wild.[Agg]

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Droogmansia pteropus

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Mazogo, Lago, Niassa, Mozambique

Droogmansia pteropus

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Mazogo, Lago, Niassa, Mozambique

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Synonyms: Dolichos pteropus Baker
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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb, subshrub, shrub or very rarely a small tree. Leaflet elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, sometimes glaucous; base cuneate, rounded or weakly cordate; petiole winged, oblong to obcordate, sometimes nearly as large as the leaflet. Inflorescence usually elongated with flowers arranged in fascicles along the rhachis. Flowers white or yellow, usually with bluish-purple wings and keel. Fruit densely brown-hairy with 1-5 strongly flattened articles.
Notes: No less than 7 varieties have been described and the taxonomy within this group is not yet considered satisfactory. Only var. pteropus and var. whytei (Schindl.) Verdc. have been recorded from Mozambique. It is difficult to separate these varieties in the absence of flowers.
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Habitat: In woodland, grassland, vlei edges and disturbed habitats.
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Burundi, DRC, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Mozambique distribution: N
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Content last updated: Friday 17 July 2009
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Flora of Malawi: Droogmansia pteropus
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Droogmansia pteropus
African Plant Database: Droogmansia pteropus
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Droogmansia pteropus
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Droogmansia pteropus
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JSTOR Plant Science: Droogmansia pteropus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Droogmansia pteropus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Droogmansia pteropus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Droogmansia pteropus
Tropicos: Droogmansia pteropus


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: Species information: Droogmansia pteropus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=177960, retrieved 23 April 2019

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