3673.000 Argyrolobium Eckl. & Zeyh.

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

Description of the genus

Herbs or small shrubs, often silky or villous. Stipules present; stipels 0. Leaves digitately 3-foliolate. Flowers in terminal or leaf-opposed few-many-flowered racemes, often ± umbellate, rarely solitary. Calyx 2-lipped; 2 upper lobes free or shortly united; 3 lower united into a shortly 3-lobed lip. Corolla yellow; standard without appendages; wings often with rows of crescent-shaped folds between the upper veins. Stamens united into a closed tube. Pod linear-oblong, flattened.

Worldwide: 70 species from South Africa to the tropical African highlands, Madagascar, Mediterranean and India

Zimbabwe: 5 taxa.

Argyrolobium tuberosum

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
eylesii Baker f.W,C,S
harveyanum Oliv.E
rupestre (E. Mey.) Walp. subsp. rupestre C,E,SDescription, Image
tomentosum (Andrews) DruceEDescription, Image
tuberosum Eckl. & Zeyh.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Argyrolobium:

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Flora of Malawi: Argyrolobium
Flora of Mozambique: Argyrolobium
Flora of Zambia: Argyrolobium

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

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: Argyrolobium.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=716, retrieved 26 September 2016

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