3680.000 Adenocarpus DC.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003) Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7)

Description of the genus

Much-branched shrubs or small trees, with silky or villous indumentum; branching alternate.Leaves petiolate, digitately 3-foliolate; stipules usually small and caducous or absent.Inflorescence terminal, racemose or capitate.Calyx valvate in bud, 2-lipped, the upper lip deeply bifid, the lower 3-lobed or 3-dentate.Corolla usually yellow, with petals shortly clawed; standard subcircular, as long as or longer than the wings; wings obovate or oblong; keel incurved.Stamens all joined into a closed tube; anthers alternately long and short.Ovary sessile, multi-ovulate.Pod oblong, compressed, dehiscent, glandular-tuberculate or muricate, usually villous.Seeds ovate-oblong in outline, smooth with a small aril.

Worldwide: Species 15; in West and Southern Europe, Canary Islands and North Africa.

Caprivi: 1 cultivated taxon.

Adenocarpus mannii

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mannii (Hook.f.) Hook.f.Description, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Adenocarpus
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Adenocarpus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Adenocarpus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Adenocarpus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Adenocarpus
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iNaturalist: Adenocarpus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Adenocarpus
JSTOR Plant Science: Adenocarpus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Adenocarpus
Plants of the World Online: Adenocarpus
Tropicos: Adenocarpus
Wikipedia: Adenocarpus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Caprivi: Cultivated plants: genus page: Adenocarpus.
https://www.capriviflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1950, retrieved 21 April 2024

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