1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Dolichos L.
      1. Dolichos ungoniensis Harms

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

    Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

    Habit
    Erect herb 35 cm. tall.
    Stem
    Stems subglabrous or adpressed pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaflets 3, lanceolate, 5–7 cm. long, 1–1·7 cm. wide, acute, subsericeous when young, later adpressed puberulous, not fully developed in the specimen described by Harms and probably appearing after flowering has commenced; petiole 6–8 cm. long; rhachis 1·5–1·7 cm. long.
    Flowers
    Flowers usually several in each axil; pedicel slender, 8–11 mm. long, puberulous.
    Calyx
    Calyx 6 mm. long; lowest tooth lanceolate, longer than the rest, shorter than the tube, lateral teeth deltoid-ovate, upper pair united to form a shortly emarginate lip.
    Corolla
    Corolla violet; standard oblong-ovate, 1·7 cm. long.
    Ovary
    Ovary sericeous.
    Habitat
    “Sunny places on loamy-sandy ground”
    Distribution
    T8
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Insufficiently known
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Dolichos ungoniensis Harms appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 33: 179 (1902)

    Accepted by

    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Bak. f., Leguminosae of Tropical Africa: 438 (1929).
    • Harms in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 33: 179 (1902).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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