Dolichos trinervatus Baker

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Dolichos trinervatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nyangombe Falls, Nyanga NP

Dolichos trinervatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nyangombe Falls, Nyanga NP

Dolichos trinervatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haslemere Lane, Umwinsidale

Dolichos trinervatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haslemere Lane, Umwinsidale

Dolichos trinervatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Road from Penhalonga to Small Bridge Dam

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Synonyms: Dolichos tricostatus Baker
Common names:
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Erect shrubby herb, up to 1.2 m, with annual stems growing from a perennial rootstock. Leaves prominently 3-veined from the base.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: trinervatus: 3-veined
Habitat: A species of woodland, rocky outcrops and along the margins of rivers and waterfalls.
Altitude range: (metres) 450 - 2100 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, DRC, Angola and the FZ countries excluding Botswana
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 36 - 37. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 157.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 220.

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5) Pages 88 - 89.


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Ispot Southern Africa : Dolichos trinervatus
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dolichos trinervatus
Tropicos: Dolichos trinervatus
West African Plants database: Dolichos trinervatus


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: Dolichos trinervatus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=132500, retrieved 24 August 2016

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