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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Somalia.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

[FSOM]

M. Thulin. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1–4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Habit
Perennial herb with radiating trailing stems to 0.5 m long from a tuber; young stems hirsute with somewhat retrorse hairs
Leaflets
Leaflets 3, rhombic to narrowly triangular, 1.2–3.5 x 0.8–1.6 cm, the terminal ± deeply 3-lobed, the laterals ± oblique with outer lobe better developed, or occasionally the leaflets obovate and entire, shortly pubescent on both sides
Stipules
Stipules lanceolate, subpeltate with a short, often somewhat fringed appendage at the base
Inflorescences
Inflorescences 1(–2)-flowered; peduncle 2–8 cm long
Calyx
Calyx shortly pubescent to glabrous or almost so; tube c. 4 mm long; lobes 2.4–3.2 mm long
Corolla
Corolla blue or mauve; standard c. 1.7 cm long, glabrous; keel with a short beak
Fruits
Pods suberect, c. 55 x 3 mm, densely pubescent with minute stiff hairs.

Native to:

Somalia

Vigna monantha Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 11: 543 (1991)

Accepted by

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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International Legume Database and Information Service
International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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