Lotononis listii Polhill

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Lotononis listii

Photo: Mark Hyde
Mukuvisi Woodland

Lotononis listii

Photo: Mark Hyde
Mukuvisi Woodland

Lotononis listii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Road at Chinyakwaremba, Vumba

Lotononis listii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Road at Chinyakwaremba, Vumba

Lotononis listii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Road at Chinyakwaremba, Vumba

Lotononis listii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Road at Chinyakwaremba, Vumba

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Synonyms: Listia heterophylla E. Mey.
Common names:
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb with mostly prostrate stems radiating from a strong taproot, often forming mats and rooting at the nodes. Leaves 3-foliolate with narrowly oblong-elliptic to somewhat obovate leaflets, 8-40 mm long, terminal leaflet larger than lateral leaflets, mostly hairless; stipules paired, one larger than the other, linear-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, 3-5 mm long. Inflorescences 8-24-flowered, leaf-opposed 2-10 cm long, on erect short shoots. Standard bright yellow to orange, often lined or flushed reddish to purple-brown, somewhat shorter than the keel. Pods plicate with three lateral folds, 7-10 mm long, hairless except for the upper suture.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: listii: named after Friedrich Ludwig List, German botanist, author and high school teacher at Tilsit in the first half of the 19th Century..
Habitat: In grassy places along streams and floodplains, in damp sandy spots, along roadsides and in cultivated ground.
Altitude range: (metres) 900 - 1640 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Zimbabwe,Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Saturday 11 June 2016
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 223. as Listia heterophylla

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 181. (Includes a picture).

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Page 237.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 69.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Lotononis listii
Tropicos: Lotononis listii
West African Plants database: Lotononis listii


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: Species information: Lotononis listii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=127320, retrieved 31 August 2016

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