Martins, E.S. et al. (2003)
Papilionoideae FZ 3(7)
Description of the genus
Herbs or rarely, shrubs. Stipules
adnate to base of petiole. Leaves digitately
5-11-foliolate. Flowers usually numerous in terminal and leaf-opposed racemes. Calyx deeply divided,
2-lipped; the lower lobe 3-fid. Corolla with beaked keel. Stamens joined in a closed tube; anthers alternately long and short. Pod dehiscent.
Worldwide: 200 species in the Andes, Rocky Mts, Mediterranean, tropical African highlands and eastern S America
Other sources of information about Lupinus:Flora of Zimbabwe
: cultivated Lupinus pageePIC
(electronic Plant Information Center): LupinusFlora Zambesiaca
web site: LupinusGoogle
(Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for LupinusIPNI
(International Plant Names Index): LupinusKew Herbarium catalogue
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings, 2002-13
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. & Ballings, P.
. Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Lupinus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=715, retrieved 19 May 2013