1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Zornia J.F.Gmel.
      1. Zornia brevipes Milne-Redh.

        This species is accepted, and is native to Tanzania..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herb.
    Stem
    Stems prostrate, up to 4.5 dm. long.
    Leaves
    Leaves 2-foliolate; leaflets obliquely linear-elliptic, the largest occurring about the middle of the stem, up to 50 × 8 mm., acute or shortly apiculate, glabrous, glandular-punctate beneath.
    Stipules
    Stipules lanceolate, up to 20 mm. long.
    Bracts
    Bracts ovate, acute, longer than the internodes, beset with punctate glands, glabrous.
    Flowers
    Flowers nearly as long as the bracts.
    Calyx
    Calyx ± 3 mm. long.
    Corolla
    Petals yellow; standard up to 7 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Legume up to 13 mm. long and 6-seeded; segments 2 × 2.5 mm., without bristles, glabrous.
    Habitat
    Brachystegia woodland, secondary bushland and land once cultivated; 1350– 1500 m.
    Distribution
    not known elsewhere T5 T7
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Insufficiently known
    Ecology
    Africa: Zambezian woodland
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Zornia brevipes Milne-Redh. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1960 Emson, H.E. [551], Tanzania K000511476
    Aug 1, 1954 Davies, R.M. [183], Tanzania K000418120 holotype
    Greenway, P.J. [11625], Tanzania K000511480
    Polhill, R. [1946], Tanzania K000511479
    Milne-Redhead, E. [11069], Tanzania K000511481
    Bidgood, S. [6194], Tanzania K000468241
    Richards, H.M. [19756], Tanzania K000511477

    First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 28: 98 (1954)

    Accepted by

    • 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
    • Mohlenbr. in Webbia 16: 81 (1961).
    • Milne-Redh. in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 28: 96 (1954).
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Gillett, J. B. et al. (1971). Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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 2019. 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 2019. 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