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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Dolichos L.
      1. Dolichos schweinfurthii Taub.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Tanzania.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Lake Victoria regional mosaic; wooded grassland, Lake Victoria regional transition zone; grasslands, Sudanian grasslands, Sudanian wooded grassland
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
    [FWTA]

    Papilionaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    A variable perennial herb 2–3 ft. high with a tuberous rootstock
    Flowers
    Flowers purplish
    Ecology
    Gregarious in savannah.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Dolichos schweinfurthii Taub. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1992 Friis, I. [919], Sudan K000623051
    Jan 1, 1992 Friis, I. [977], Sudan K000623052
    Jan 1, 1983 Fay, J.M. [4613], Central African Republic K000623064
    Jan 1, 1983 Fay, J.M. [4614], Central African Republic K000623063
    Jan 1, 1969 Sanford, W.W. [6264], Cameroon K000623061
    Jan 1, 1968 Meurillon, A. [338], Cameroon K000623060
    Apr 26, 1965 Hazel, G. [419], Uganda K000623046
    Jan 1, 1954 Dalziel, J.M. [49], Ghana K000623024
    Jan 1, 1954 Lely, H.V. [44], Nigeria K000263567
    Jan 1, 1954 Lely, H.V. [99], Nigeria K000623033
    Jan 1, 1954 Lely, H.V. [208], Nigeria K000623036
    Jan 1, 1954 Lely, H.V. [215], Nigeria K000623037
    Jan 1, 1954 Hill, A.W. [27], Nigeria K000623035
    Jan 1, 1954 Pobeguin, M. [s.n.], Guinea K000623023
    Keay, R.W.J. [28459], Cameroon K000087443
    Keay, R.W.J. [22900], Nigeria K000623038
    Onochie, C.F.A. [23407], Nigeria K000623028
    Polhill, R. [2359], Tanzania K000623048
    Polhill, R. [2359], Tanzania K000623049
    Polhill, R. [2359], Tanzania K000623050
    Hepper, F.N. [1763], Nigeria K000623021
    Hepper, F.N. [1821], Nigeria K000623022
    Olorunfemi, J. [55798], Nigeria K000623032
    Morton, J.K. [3345], Ghana K000623025
    Raynal, J. [13059], Cameroon K000623062
    Schweinfurth, G. [74], Sudan K000263560 syntype
    Chapman, J.D. [2895], Nigeria K000623030
    Chapman, J.D. [4124], Nigeria K000623039
    McClintock, A. [210], Nigeria K000623029
    Schweinfurth [3774], Sudan K000263558 syntype
    Schweinfurth [2764], Sudan K000263559 Unknown type material
    Mildbraed, G.W.J. [9154], Cameroon K000623055
    Mildbraed, G.W.J. [9447], Central African Republic K000623056
    Mildbraed, G.W.J. [9447], Central African Republic K000623057
    Mildbraed, G.W.J. [9447], Central African Republic K000623058
    Mildbraed, G.W.J. [9447], Central African Republic K000623059
    Viegas, J. [2911], Guinea-Bissau K000623026
    s.coll. [1113], Uganda K000623045
    s.coll. [523], Uganda K000623047
    Andrew, F.W. [491], Sudan K000623053
    Andrew, F.W. [1985], Sudan K000623054
    Laferrere, M. [118], Mali K000623027
    Brunt, M.A. [961], Cameroon K000087378
    Schweinfurth, G. [4059], Sudan Dolichos bongensis K000263561 Unknown type material
    Went Young, J. [75], Nigeria Dolichos lelyi K000623034

    Bibliography

    First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(3): 383 (1894)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Berhaut, J. (1976). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 5: 1-658. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Taub. in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 3, 3: 383, name only
    • Bak. f. Leg. Trop. Afr. 2:: 436.
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 26: 315 (1899)

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    • Gillett, J. B. et al. (1971). Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0