3899.000 Flemingia Roxb. ex W.T. Aiton

MAUGHANIA J. St.-Hil. non N.E. Br.


Mackinder, B. et al. (2001) Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5)

Description of the genus

Herbs or small shrubs. Leaves digitately 3-foliolate; leaflets densely glandular beneath. Inflorescences dense, fasciculate. Calyx with 5 lobes, these longer than the tube. Corolla greenish or yellowish. Ovary with 2 ovules. Pod oblong-ovoid, inflated.

Worldwide: 30 species in the Old World tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

strobilifera (L.) W.T. Aiton

Other sources of information about Flemingia:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Flemingia
Flora of Malawi: Flemingia
Flora of Mozambique: Flemingia
Flora of Zambia: Flemingia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Flemingia

External websites:

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

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: Flemingia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=773, retrieved 31 May 2024

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