3864.000 Glycine L.

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

Description of the genus

Erect bushy annual (in our species). Leaflets 3 (in ours), with stipels; margin entire. Inflorescences of short axillary racemes. Flowers white or purplish. Calyx with 2 upper teeth ± united. Standard broad, auricled at base. Stamens usually monadelphous. Style not bearded on the stigmatic part. Pod flat, narrow, usually constricted between the seeds.

Worldwide: c. 16 species from Asia to Australia

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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max (L.) Merr.

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Flora of Zambia: Glycine

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Glycine
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Glycine
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Glycine
JSTOR Plant Science: Glycine
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Glycine
Plants of the World Online: Glycine
Tropicos: Glycine
Wikipedia: Glycine

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: Glycine.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1837, retrieved 16 April 2024

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