3574.000 Bobgunnia J.H. Kirkbr. & Wiersema


Kirkbride, J.H. & Wiersema, J.H. (1997) Bobgunnia, a new African genus of the tribe Swartzieae (Fabaceae, Faboideae) Brittonia 49(1) 1-23

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Stipules small. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets alternate without translucent dots or streaks. Flowers in lateral racemes. Calyx spherical, entire before dehiscence; disk 0. Petal 1. Stamens numerous (>30), arranged in several rows at base of calyx, free or ± so. Pod indehiscent, cylindric or beaded, woody.

Derivation of name: Named after Charles R. "Bob" Gunn, an expert in Fabaceae

Worldwide: Tropical and southern Africa

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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madagascariensis (Desv.) J.H. Kirkbr. & WiersamaNDescription, Image

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Flora of Caprivi: Bobgunnia
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Flora of Mozambique: Bobgunnia
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Bobgunnia

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bobgunnia
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JSTOR Plant Science: Bobgunnia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bobgunnia
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Tropicos: Bobgunnia
Wikipedia: Bobgunnia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Bobgunnia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=704, retrieved 16 June 2024

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