Baphia speciosa J.B.Gillett & Brummitt


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Baphia speciosa J.B.Gillett & Brummitt. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000212044. Accessed on: 10 Jul 2020'

Morphology

Leaflet up to 8 × 4.5 cm, elliptic to narrowly elliptic or slightly obovate, rounded or cuneate at the base, obtuse or rounded at the apex, glabrous on upper surface, pubescent on lower; petiole 9–16 mm long.

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    Young branches, petioles, inflorescences, bracteoles and calyces with a short dark brown pubescence.

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    Bush or small tree, sometimes scrambling, up to 7 m.

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    Pods up to 13 × 1.5 cm, greyish-black, glabrous.

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    Ovary 8–10 mm long, glabrous.

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    Petals white, with a yellow mark near base of the standard; standard 18–24 mm long, wing and keel petals 16–24 mm long.

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    Flowers in lax terminal panicles; pedicels 7–14 mm long, with small glandular hairs at the base; bracts up to 6 mm long, narrowly triangular to lanceolate, quickly caducous; bracteoles opposite, up to 6–10 × 1.5–4 mm, triangular, acute, quickly caducous.

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    Calyx 14–19 mm long, spathaceous, remaining ± entire at the apex.

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     Information From

    Fabaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Global Tree Assessment
    http://www.bgci.org/
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • D Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    International Union for Conservation of Nature
    https://www.iucn.org/
    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
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    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    https://www.iucnredlist.org/
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
    • F See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use