3659.000 Rothia Pers.

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

Description of the genus

Annual, prostrate or spreading, pilose herbs. Leaves digitately 3-foliolate. Inflorescence a 1-5-flowered raceme. Calyx 5-lobed, the lobes subequal with upper 2 ± falcate. Standard ovate or oblong with a linear claw; keel rounded at apex. Stamens all joined into a tube; anthers 10, uniform. Pod ± oblong or linear, inflated or scarcely so.

Worldwide: 2 species occurring from Africa to India and Australia

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
hirsuta (Guill. & Perr.) BakerN,W,C,E,S

Other sources of information about Rothia:

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Flora of Caprivi: Rothia
Flora of Malawi: Rothia
Flora of Mozambique: Rothia
Flora of Zambia: Rothia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Rothia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Rothia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Rothia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Rothia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Rothia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Rothia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=712, retrieved 23 July 2019

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