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Genus: Argyrolobium

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Fabales > Family: Fabaceae > Subfamily: Papilionoideae

About 70 species, native to Africa, and from southern Europe to India. Forty-nine species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Argyrolobium aciculare

 

Argyrolobium amplexicaule

 

Argyrolobium angustissimum

 

Argyrolobium argenteum

[= Crotalaria argentea]

 

Argyrolobium ascendens

 

Argyrolobium baptisioides

 

Argyrolobium barbatum

 

Argyrolobium campicola

 

Argyrolobium candicans

 

Argyrolobium collinum

 

Argyrolobium crassifolium

 

Argyrolobium crinitum

 

Argyrolobium eylesii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Argyrolobium filiforme

 

Argyrolobium frutescens

 

Argyrolobium harmsianum

 

Argyrolobium harveyanum

 

Argyrolobium humile

 

Argyrolobium incanum

 

Argyrolobium longifolium

 

Argyrolobium lotoides

 

Argyrolobium lunare

 

Argyrolobium marginatum

 

Argyrolobium megarrhizum

 

Argyrolobium molle

 

Argyrolobium muddii

 

Argyrolobium nanum

 

Argyrolobium nigrescens

 

Argyrolobium parviflorum

 

Argyrolobium pauciflorum

 

Argyrolobium petiolare

 

Argyrolobium polyphyllum

 

Argyrolobium pseudotuberosum

 

Argyrolobium pumilum

 

Argyrolobium rarum

 

Argyrolobium robustum

 

Argyrolobium rotundifolium

 

Argyrolobium rupestre

Argyrolobium sankeyi

 

Argyrolobium sericosemium

 

Argyrolobium speciosum

 

Argyrolobium splendens

 

Argyrolobium stipulaceum

 

Argyrolobium tomentosum

Argyrolobium transvaalense

Argyrolobium trifoliatum

 

Argyrolobium tuberosum

Argyrolobium velutinum

 

Argyrolobium wilmsii

Publications

  • Da Costa, E.M.E.F., Pardo, C. & Cubas, P. 1995. Pollen morphology in Argyrolobium Eckl. & Zeyh. (Genisteae, Papilionoideae, Leguminosae) from Angola and Mozambique Second Symposium on African Palynology: 229–239.

  • Edwards, T.J. 1993. A new species of Argyrolobium (Crotalarieae, Fabaceae) from the eastern Cape, and A. campicola clarified. South African Journal of Botany 59: 296–299.

  • Edwards, T.J. 1993. Notes on the genus Argyrolobium (Crotalarieae), including a new species from southern Africa. Bothalia 23: 76–79.

  • Edwards, T.J. 1994. Notes on the genus Argyrolobium (Crotalarieae, Leguminosae), including a new species from southern Africa. South African Journal of Botany 60: 39–43.

  • Edwards, T.J. 1996. Rare or extinct species of Argyrolobium. Bothalia 26: 42–46.

  • Edwards, T.J. 1997. Notes on Argyrolobium in South Africa, A. robustum. South African Journal of Botany 63: 271–276.

  • Goldblatt, P. & Dahlgren, R. 1981. A note on the rediscovery of Argyrolobium involucratum (Thunb.) Harv. and the generic borderline between Argyrolobium and Melolobium (Fabaceae–Crotalarieae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 68: 558–561.

  • Stirton, C.H. 1984. A new species of Argyrolobium (Fabaceae) from the southern Cape. Journal of South African Botany 50: 443–448.

  • Van Wyk, B.-E. 1987. Taxonomic notes on Argyrolobium variopile, and the status of Lotononis magnistipulata. South African Journal of Botany 53: 395–397.

  • Van Wyk, B.-E. 1992. The identity of Argyrolobium obsoletum and the correct names for some species of Polhillia (Crotalarieae). Bothalia 22: 42–43.

  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & Schutte, A.-L. 1989. Taxonomic relationships amongst some genera of Leguminosae tribe Crotalarieae and Argyrolobium (Genisteae). Kew Bulletin 44: 397–423.

  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & Verdoorn, G.H. 1989. Major alkaloids of the genus Argyrolobium. South African Journal of Botany 55: 196–198.

 


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