1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Zornia J.F.Gmel.
      1. Zornia milneana Mohlenbr.

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

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Zambezian anthropic landscapes., Zambezian grassland, Zambezian woodland
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb
    [FZ]

    Leguminosae, B. Verdcourt. Flora Zambesiaca 3:6. 2000

    Habit
    Perennial herb (rarely annual) with decumbent, prostrate or less often erect stems 8–75 cm long.
    Stem
    Stems sparsely to densely pubescent rarely glabrous, usually much branched at the base.
    Leaves
    Leaves 4-foliolate; leaflets 7–46 × 1–9 mm, linear or narrowly lanceolate, less often narrowly elliptic, acute and apiculate at the apex, cuneate at the base, pubescent particularly beneath or glabrous, densely glandular-punctate; petiole 5–20 mm long; petiolules c. 1 mm long, mostly densely pubescent; stipules 5–19 mm long including the 1.5–7 mm long spur, 1.5–4 mm wide, narrowly to broadly lanceolate, glabrous or slightly hairy, punctate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences 3.5–14 cm long; peduncle 1–6.5 cm long; bracts 6–16 × 2.5–8 mm, elliptic to ovate, acute, glabrous or glabrescent but the margins usually conspicuously ciliate, densely pellucid-punctate.
    Calyx
    Calyx tube 1.5–2 mm long; lobes 2.5–4 mm long.
    Corolla
    Standard yellow or orange, often lined with red or purple; wings yellow; keel greenish and yellow.
    Fruits
    Fruits 13–18 mm long of 4–7 articles; each article 3–3.5 × 2.5–3 mm, covered with retrorsely pubescent bristles up to 1 mm long.
    Seeds
    Seeds chestnut-brown, 1.7–2.1 × 1.5 × 0.8 mm, semicircular-reniform; hilum small, very eccentric.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Zornia milneana Mohlenbr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 6, 2002 Chase, N.C. [604], Zimbabwe K000202886
    Nov 6, 2002 Chase, N.C. [604], Zimbabwe K000202887
    Nov 6, 2002 Whellan, J.A. [630], Zimbabwe K000202879
    Nov 6, 2002 Davies, R.M. [508], Zimbabwe K000202880
    Nov 6, 2002 Hopkins, J.C. [s.n.], Zimbabwe K000202883
    Nov 6, 2002 Hopkins, J.C. [s.n.], Zimbabwe K000202884
    Nov 6, 2002 Miller, O.B. [3981], Zimbabwe K000202876
    Nov 6, 2002 Miller, O.B. [2169], Zimbabwe K000202874
    Nov 6, 2002 Biegel, H.M. [1044], Zimbabwe K000202885
    Nov 6, 2002 Welwitsch [2116], Angola K000202890
    Nov 6, 2002 Goldsmith, B. [6/55], Zimbabwe K000202875
    Nov 6, 2002 Hislop, A. [35], Zimbabwe K000202888
    Nov 6, 2002 Hislop, A. [35], Zimbabwe K000202889
    Nov 6, 2002 Clark, D.H.M. [352], Zimbabwe K000202877
    Nov 6, 2002 Rushworth, J.E. [1512], Zimbabwe K000202878
    Nov 6, 2002 de Menezes, Azancot [1575], Angola K000202891
    Nov 6, 2002 Collins, W.F. [s.n.], Zimbabwe K000202881
    Nov 6, 2002 Collins, W.F. [s.n.], Zimbabwe K000202882
    Nov 5, 2002 Robinson, E.A. [1437], Zambia K000202843
    Nov 5, 2002 Robinson, E.A. [2028], Zambia K000202844
    Nov 5, 2002 Robinson, E.A. [2056], Zambia K000202845
    Nov 5, 2002 Fanshawe, D.B. [7121], Caprivi Strip K000202836
    Nov 5, 2002 Fanshawe, D.B. [6270], Zambia K000202837
    Nov 5, 2002 Fanshawe, D.B. [5413], Zambia K000202847
    Nov 5, 2002 Hornby, R.M. [2871], Zimbabwe K000202854
    Nov 5, 2002 Pardy, A.A. [5029], Zimbabwe K000202853
    Nov 5, 2002 Corby, H.D.L. [619], Zimbabwe K000202855
    Nov 5, 2002 Leach, L.C. [176], Botswana K000202865
    Nov 5, 2002 Hopkins, J.C. [s.n.], Zimbabwe K000202861
    Nov 5, 2002 Brummitt, R.K. [14202], Zambia K000202839
    Nov 5, 2002 Brummitt, R.K. [16959], Zambia K000202868
    Nov 5, 2002 Plowes, D.C. [1410], Zimbabwe K000202871 holotype
    Nov 5, 2002 Plowes, D.C. [1410], Zimbabwe K000202872 holotype
    Nov 5, 2002 Miller, O.B. [2050], Zimbabwe K000202873
    Nov 5, 2002 Wild, H. [3229], Zimbabwe K000202856
    Nov 5, 2002 van Rensburg, H.J. [KBS 2764], Zambia K000202848
    Nov 5, 2002 Rogers, F.A. [7049], Zambia K000202841
    Nov 5, 2002 Rogers, F.A. [7252], Zambia K000202842
    Nov 5, 2002 Rogers, F.A. [13258], Zambia K000202849
    Nov 5, 2002 Rogers, F.A. [13813], Zimbabwe K000202850
    Nov 5, 2002 Long, D.G. [63], Botswana K000202867
    Nov 5, 2002 West, O. [2441], Zimbabwe K000202851
    Nov 5, 2002 West, O. [3136], Zimbabwe K000202857
    Nov 5, 2002 West, O. [3203], Zimbabwe K000202870
    Nov 5, 2002 Verboom, W.C. [1080], Zambia K000202838
    Nov 5, 2002 Baines, T. [s.n.], Zimbabwe K000202869
    Nov 5, 2002 Teague, A.J. [434], Zimbabwe K000202858
    Nov 5, 2002 Monro, C.F.H. [908], Zimbabwe K000202852
    Nov 5, 2002 Norlindh, Tycho [4495], Zimbabwe K000202859
    Nov 5, 2002 Smith, P.A. [2302], Botswana K000202862
    Nov 5, 2002 Gilliland, H.B. [K1332], Zimbabwe K000202860
    Nov 5, 2002 Ngoni, J.F. [338], Botswana K000202866
    Nov 5, 2002 Brown, R.C. [s.n.], Botswana K000202864
    Nov 5, 2002 Strid, Arne [2871], Zambia K000202840
    Nov 5, 2002 de Hoogh, R.J. [240], Botswana K000202863
    Nov 5, 2002 Read, J.G. [24], Zambia K000202846

    First published in Kew Bull. 15: 325 (1961)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Verdcourt, B. (2000). Flora Zambesiaca 3(6): 1-175. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Verdcourt, B. (2000). Flora Zambesiaca 3(6): 1-175. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Verdcourt, B. (1974). Kirkia 9:359-556. Hedysareae in the Flora Zambesiaca area.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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