3807.010 Droogmansia De Wild.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, subshrubs or shrubs. Stipules and stipels present. Leaves 1-foliolate; petiole nearly always conspicuously winged and thus appearing like a second lower leaf lamina. Inflorescences consisting of terminal or axillary false racemes or panicles. calyx 5-lobed, 2-lipped; upper lip 2-fid, composed of 2 connate lobes; lower lip 3-fid. Corolla white to purple. Ovary 2-many-ovulate. Pod 1-9 jointed, splitting transversely, borne on a long plumose stipe.

Worldwide: c. 28 weakly defined species, all tropical African apart from 1 Indo-Chinese.

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Droogmansia pteropus

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
pteropus (Baker) De Wild. var. pteropus N
pteropus (Baker) De Wild.[Agg]NDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Droogmansia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Droogmansia
Flora of Mozambique: Droogmansia
Flora of Zambia: Droogmansia

External websites:

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

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: Droogmansia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=745, retrieved 17 September 2019

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