Droogmansia pteropus (Baker) De Wild.
var. pteropus

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Droogmansia pteropus var. pteropus

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Droogmansia pteropus var. pteropus

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Droogmansia pteropus var. pteropus

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Droogmansia pteropus var. pteropus

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Droogmansia pteropus var. pteropus

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Droogmansia pteropus var. pteropus

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Droogmansia pteropus var. pteropus

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

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Synonyms:
Common names:
Frequency: Uncommon
Status: Native
Description:
See aggregate species page for general details. This variety is distinguished by unbranched, mostly terminal inflorescences with pedicels up to 1 cm long. Leaves are usually less than 6.5 cm long and the winged petiole up to 3 cm long.
At least 7 varieties have been described and many characters are not easy to recognize in the field particularly when plants are not flowering. Some characters are also known to merge between certain varieties in certain areas.
Notes: Var. pteropus is the only variety that has been recorded from Zimbabwe.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Brachystegia woodland, associated grassland and margins of dambos.
Altitude range: (metres) 1050 - 2250 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: This variety is known from DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and possibly Angola.
Zimbabwe distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 157.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 300. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 68.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 220.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 48.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 60.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Pages 28 - 29.


Other sources of information about Droogmansia pteropus var. pteropus:

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Flora of Malawi: Droogmansia pteropus var. pteropus
Flora of Mozambique: Droogmansia pteropus var. pteropus
Flora of Zambia: Droogmansia pteropus var. pteropus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Droogmansia pteropus
African Plant Database: Droogmansia pteropus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Droogmansia pteropus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Droogmansia pteropus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Droogmansia pteropus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Droogmansia pteropus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Droogmansia pteropus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Droogmansia pteropus
iNaturalist: Droogmansia pteropus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Droogmansia pteropus
JSTOR Plant Science: Droogmansia pteropus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Droogmansia pteropus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Droogmansia pteropus
Plants of the World Online: Droogmansia pteropus
Tropicos: Droogmansia pteropus
Wikipedia: Droogmansia pteropus


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Droogmansia pteropus var. pteropus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130930, retrieved 28 November 2020

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