3574.000 Bobgunnia J.H. Kirkbr. & Wiersema

SWARTZIA Schreb.

Kirkbride, J.H. & Wiersema, J.H. (1997) Bobgunnia, a new African genus of the tribe Swartzieae (Fabaceae, Faboideae) Brittonia 49(1) 1-23

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Stipules small. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets alternate without translucent dots or streaks. Flowers in lateral racemes. Calyx spherical, entire before dehiscence; disk 0. Petal 1. Stamens numerous (>30), arranged in several rows at base of calyx, free or ± so. Pod indehiscent, cylindric or beaded, woody.

Derivation of name: Named after Charles R. "Bob" Gunn, an expert in Fabaceae

Worldwide: Tropical and southern Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Bobgunnia madagascariensis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
madagascariensis (Desv.) J.H. Kirkbr. & WiersamaN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Bobgunnia:

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Flora of Botswana: Bobgunnia
Flora of Caprivi: Bobgunnia
Flora of Malawi: Bobgunnia
Flora of Mozambique: Bobgunnia
Flora of Zambia: Bobgunnia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Bobgunnia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Bobgunnia
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Bobgunnia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bobgunnia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bobgunnia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Bobgunnia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=704, retrieved 27 June 2016

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