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Genus: Eriosema

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 130 species, occurring in tropical and subtropical regions, with 46 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.

Eriosema acuminatum

Eriosema affine

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

Eriosema angustifolium

 

Eriosema buchananii

 

Eriosema burkei

 

Eriosema chrysadenium

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Eriosema cordatum

 

Eriosema distinctum

 

Eriosema dregei

 

Eriosema durnfordensis

 

Eriosema ellipticifolium

 

Eriosema ellipticum

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Eriosema englerianum

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Eriosema fasciculatum

 

Eriosema gunniae

 

Eriosema harmsiana

 

Eriosema kraussianum

 

Eriosema latifolium

 

Eriosema lebrunii

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Eriosema lucipetum

 

Eriosema luteopetalum

 

Eriosema macrostipulum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

Eriosema montanum

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Eriosema naviculare

Eriosema nutans

 

Eriosema parviflorum

 

Eriosema pauciflorum

Eriosema populifolium

 

Eriosema preptum

 

Eriosema psoraleoides

Eriosema pumilum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Eriosema ramosum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Eriosema rhodesicum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Eriosema rhynchosioides

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Eriosema rossii

 

Eriosema rufescens

 

Eriosema salignum

 

Eriosema shirense

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

Eriosema simulans

Eriosema squarrosum

 

Eriosema streyi

 

Eriosema superpositum

 

Eriosema transvaalense

 

Eriosema umtamvunense

Eriosema youngii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Eriosema zuluense

 

Herbivores in southern Africa

Leptoclanis pulchra

Caterpillars have been recorded eating the leaves of Eriosema engleranum

Lepidoptera: Sphingidae (hawkmoths)

 
 

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