3719.000 Mundulea (DC.) Benth.

Description of the genus

Shrub or small tree. Stipules present. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets entire, alternate or subopposite, silky-hairy. Flowers bluish-purple in axillary or terminal racemes. Calyx ± 2-lipped. Standard silky outside; wings eared and clawed. Pod linear, coriaceous but never woody, reluctantly dehiscent or indehiscent..

Worldwide: c. 15 species, all Madagascan, apart from M. sericea in the Old World tropics and South Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Mundulea sericea

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sericea (Willd.) A. Chev.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Mundulea:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Mundulea
Flora of Caprivi: Mundulea
Flora of Malawi: Mundulea
Flora of Mozambique: Mundulea
Flora of Zambia: Mundulea

External websites:

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

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: Mundulea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=729, retrieved 21 April 2019

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