3873.000 Strongylodon Vogel

Description of the genus

Woody climbers. Leaves with 3 leaflets. Flowers borne in long axillary pedunculate racemes; standard markedly recurved; keel petals long, curved. Stamens 10, diadelphous. Fruit an ovate-oblong pod.

Derivation of name: from the Greek: strongylos meaning round and odous or odontos meaning tooth; referring to the rounded teeth of the calyx.

Worldwide: 12 species occurring from Madagascar to Polynesia and especially in the Philippines.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Strongylodon macrobotrys

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macrobotrys A. GrayDescription, Image

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Strongylodon
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Strongylodon
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Strongylodon
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Strongylodon
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Strongylodon
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Strongylodon
JSTOR Plant Science: Strongylodon
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Strongylodon
Plants of the World Online: Strongylodon
Tropicos: Strongylodon
Wikipedia: Strongylodon

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Strongylodon.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1813, retrieved 16 April 2024

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