3794.000 Cyclocarpa Afzel. ex Baker

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

Description of the genus

Erect or spreading annual herbs, mostly branched and tufted. Leaves alternate, sensitive, paripinnate; stipules membranous, spurred. Inflorescences umbel-like racemes, 1–4-flowered; bracts and bracteoles small, thin. Flowers small, yellow; calyx deciduous, 2-lipped; lips almost entire; standard obovate, emarginate, shortly clawed; wings oblong, shortly clawed, finely denticulate above; keel obtuse, spurred, finely denticulate above. Ovary linear, falcate, subsessile, many-ovuled. Fruit many-jointed, linear, compressed, coiled into a ring or a spiral, minutely roughened on the margins. Seeds broadly irregularly reniform.

Worldwide: 1 species in the Old World tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Cyclocarpa:

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Flora of Malawi: Cyclocarpa
Flora of Mozambique: Cyclocarpa
Flora of Zambia: Cyclocarpa

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

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: Cyclocarpa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=739, retrieved 21 March 2019

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