3722.000 Wisteria Nutt.

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Description of the genus

Deciduous woody climbers. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets 9-19; margin entire. Inflorescence of pendulous simple racemes. Calyx 5-toothed; the upper partly fused, the lower 3 longer. Standard large, reflexed, bearing 2 appendages at base; wings falcate; keel obtuse. Pod 2-valved, flattened.

Derivation of name: After Caspar Wistar, 1761-1818, professor of anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Wisteria sinensis

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sinensis (Sims) SweetImage

Other sources of information about Wisteria:

External websites:

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

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: Wisteria.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1816, retrieved 22 April 2024

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