Lotus namulensis Brand

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Lotus namulensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chinyakwaremba, Vumba

Lotus namulensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chinyakwaremba, Vumba

Lotus namulensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chinyakwaremba, Vumba

Lotus namulensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
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Synonyms: Lotus eylesii Baker f.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb with annual stems growing from a woody rootstock. Stems erect or ascending, quadrangular and grooved, up to 40 cm long, usually flowering when much shorter, sometimes covered with long spreading hairs. Leaves with 5 leaflets, rarely 3-4; basal leaflets asymmetrically ovate, apical leaflets narrower, oblanceolate, hairless to sparsely hairy on both surfaces but with long spreading hairs on the midrib and margin. flowers in 4-8-flowered umbels; peduncle 35-110 mm long. Corolla white, often tinged with pink. Pods terete, up to 38 mm, purplish-grey.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: namulensis: of Namuli in Mozambique (Zambezia)
Habitat: In (sub)montane grassland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1520 - 2400 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and northern South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Thursday 9 October 2008
Literature:

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

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 8 - 9.


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Flora of Malawi: Lotus namulensis
Flora of Mozambique: Lotus namulensis

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African Plant Database: Lotus namulensis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Lotus namulensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lotus namulensis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Lotus namulensis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Lotus namulensis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Lotus namulensis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lotus namulensis
Ispot Southern Africa : Lotus namulensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Lotus namulensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Lotus namulensis
Tropicos: Lotus namulensis
West African Plants database: Lotus namulensis


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: Lotus namulensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=128560, retrieved 4 December 2016

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