3607.000 Calpurnia E. Mey.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003) Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7)

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Stipules small, stipels 0. Leaves imparipinnate, 6-30-foliolate; leaflets opposite, subopposite or alternate. Inflorescence of axillary, rarely terminal, racemes. Bracts small; pedicels slightly swollen near the top. Calyx campanulate with 2 upper teeth ± fused. Petals yellow. Stamens free. Fruit usually indehiscent, narrowly oblong, stipitate, flat, winged (in ours) along the upper edge, membranous. Seeds flattened, ovate-oblong.

Worldwide: 6 species in the E Cape, Afromontane forests and S India

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Calpurnia aurea subsp. aurea

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aurea (Aiton) Benth. subsp. aurea C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Calpurnia:

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Flora of Caprivi: Calpurnia
Flora of Mozambique: Calpurnia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Calpurnia

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Calpurnia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=707, retrieved 21 May 2024

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