3865.000 Neorautanenia Schinz

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

Description of the genus

Mostly perennial herbs with trailing stems or lianes, less often erect subshrubs. Leaves pinnately 3(-5)-foliolate; stipels present. Inflorescences axillary, bearing clusters of flowers along a false raceme. Bracts caducous; bracteoles 0. Calyx 2-lipped. Corolla usually blue, mauve or purple. Style with a distinct bulging excentric callus at junction with ovary. Pods dehiscent. Seeds 3-8, flattened.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical and South Africa

Botswana: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
brachypus (Harms) C.A. Sm.N,SW,SEDescription, Image
ficifolia (Benth. ex Harv.) C.A. Sm.SW,SE
mitis (A. Rich.) Verdc.N,SEDescription, Image

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Neorautanenia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=763, retrieved 9 June 2023

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