3861.000 Dumasia DC.

Mackinder, B. et al. (2001) Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(5)

Description of the genus

Climbing herbs. Stipules and stipels present. Leaves pinnately 3-foliolate. Inflorescences axillary, racemose, several-many-flowered. Calyx: tube cylindric, ± swollen at base at the back, the mouth obliquely truncate; lobes ± 0. Corolla small; standard auriculate, glabrous; all petals with long claws. Upper stamen free; anthers uniform. Style hairy at base, bent and thickened at the bend. Pod linear, flattened. Seeds subspherical; aril not developed.

Worldwide: 9 species in the Old World tropics; 1 occurring in Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Dumasia villosa var. villosa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
villosa DC. var. villosa N,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Dumasia:

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Flora of Malawi: Dumasia
Flora of Mozambique: Dumasia
Flora of Zambia: Dumasia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Dumasia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=760, retrieved 6 December 2022

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