3607.010 Bolusanthus Harms

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2007) Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3)

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Shrub or small tree. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets opposite or alternate. Inflorescence a pendulous raceme. Flowers blue to deep mauve. Calyx campanulate, 5-lobed. Petals with the standard semi-circular, much broader than other petals. Stamens free from base. Fruit linear, flattened.

Worldwide: 1 species in south central Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Bolusanthus speciosus

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Other sources of information about Bolusanthus:

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Flora of Botswana: Bolusanthus
Flora of Malawi: Bolusanthus
Flora of Mozambique: Bolusanthus
Flora of Zambia: Bolusanthus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Bolusanthus

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Bolusanthus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Bolusanthus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Bolusanthus
Wikipedia: Bolusanthus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bolusanthus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bolusanthus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Bolusanthus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=708, retrieved 21 May 2022

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