Leaves simple (or 1-foliolate) in predominantly compound families or genera

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

The specific families which have species with mainly compound leaves but with a few with simple leaves, are:

  1. Anacardiaceae
  2. Caesalpiniaceae
  3. Capparaceae
  4. Fabaceae
  5. Mimosaceae
  6. Rosaceae
  7. Sapindaceae

Anacardiaceae Lannea edulis var. edulis
Anacardiaceae Ozoroa nitida
Anacardiaceae Ozoroa paniculosa var. paniculosa
Anacardiaceae Ozoroa reticulata
Capparaceae Cleome monophylla
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Bauhinia macrantha
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Bauhinia petersiana
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Baphia massaiensis subsp. obovata var. obovata
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Indigofera nummulariifolia
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Indigofera rhytidocarpa var. rhytidocarpa
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Philenoptera nelsii
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Vigna monophylla
Number of species: 12

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: List of species with each spot-character: Leaves simple (or 1-foliolate) in predominantly compound families or genera.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=718, retrieved 23 April 2024

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