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Genus: Lotononis

[= Boechenroedera]

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 150 species, mainly African, extending to the Mediterranean and to Pakistan. Almost all the species (142) are 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.

Lotononis acocksii

 

Lotononis acuminata

Lotononis acuticarpa

 

Lotononis acutiflora

 

Lotononis adpressa

 

Lotononis affinis

 

Lotononis alpina

[= Buchenroedera gracilis, Buchenroedera multiflora]

 

Lotononis amajubica

[= Buchenroedera amajubica]

 

Lotononis anthyllopsis

 

Lotononis arenicola

 

Lotononis argentea

 

Lotononis arida

 

Lotononis azurea

 

Lotononis azureoides

 

Lotononis bachmanniana

 

Lotononis bainesii

 

Lotononis benthamiana

 

Lotononis bolusii

 

Lotononis brachyantha

 

Lotononis bracteosa

 

Lotononis brevicaulis

 

Lotononis burchellii

 

Lotononis caerulescens

 [= Buchenroedera glabriflora]

 

Lotononis calycina

 

Lotononis carinata

 

Lotononis carnea

 

Lotononis carnosa

[= Buchenroedera pauciflora]

 

Lotononis complanata

 

Lotononis comptonii

 

Lotononis corymbosa

Lotononis crumanina

 

Lotononis curtii

 

Lotononis dahlgrenii

 

Lotononis decumbens

 

Lotononis densa

 

Lotononis dichiloides

 

Lotononis difformis

 

Lotononis digitata

 

Lotononis dissitinodis

 

Lotononis divaricata

 

Lotononis elongata

 

Lotononis eriantha

 

Lotononis eriocarpa

[= Buchenroedera biflora]

 

Lotononis esterhuyseniana

 

Lotononis evansiana

 

Lotononis exstipulata

 

Lotononis falcata

 

Lotononis fastigiata

 

Lotononis filiformis

 

Lotononis foliosa

 

Lotononis fruticoides

 

Lotononis furcata

 

Lotononis galpinii

[= Buchenroedera sparsiflora]

 

Lotononis glabra

 

Lotononis glabrescens

[= Buchenroedera glabrescens]

 

Lotononis globulosa

 

Lotononis gracilifolia

 

Lotononis grandis

 

Lotononis harveyi

 

Lotononis hirsuta

Lotononis holosericea

[= Buchenroedera holosericea]

 

Lotononis involucrata

 

Lotononis jacottetii

 

Lotononis lamprifolia

 

Lotononis lanceolata

 

Lotononis laticeps

 

Lotononis laxa

 

Lotononis lenticula

 

Lotononis leptoloba

 

Lotononis linearifolia

 

Lotononis listii

Lotononis longicephala

 

Lotononis longiflora

 

Lotononis lotononoides

[= Buchenroedera lotononoides]

 

Lotononis macrocarpa

 

Lotononis macrosepala

 

Lotononis maculata

 

Lotononis magnifica

Lotononis marlothii

 

Lotononis maximiliani

Lotononis meyeri

[= Buchenroedera meyeri, Buchenroedera umbellata]

 

Lotononis micrantha

 

Lotononis minima

 

Lotononis minor

 

Lotononis mirabilis

 

Lotononis mollis

 

Lotononis monophylla

 

Lotononis mucronata

 

Lotononis nutans

 

Lotononis oligocephala

 

Lotononis oxyptera

 

Lotononis pachycarpa

 

Lotononis pallens

 

Lotononis pallidirosea

 

Lotononis pariflora

 

Lotononis parviflora

 

Lotononis pentaphylla

 

Lotononis perplexa

 

Lotononis platycarpa

 

Lotononis plicata

 

Lotononis polycephala

 

Lotononis pottiae

 

Lotononis procumbens

 

Lotononis prolifera

 

Lotononis prostrata

 

Lotononis pulchella

[= Buchenroedera tenuifolia]

 

Lotononis pulchra

 

Lotononis pumila

 

Lotononis pungens

 

Lotononis purpurescens

 

Lotononis pusilla

 

Lotononis quinata

 

Lotononis rabenaviana

 

Lotononis racemiflora

 

Lotononis rigida

 

Lotononis rosea

 

Lotononis rostrata

 

Lotononis sabulosa

 

Lotononis schoenfelderi

 

Lotononis schreiberi

 

Lotononis sericophylla

 

Lotononis serpentinicola

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Lotononis solitudinis

 

Lotononis sparsiflora

 

Lotononis spicata

 

Lotononis stenophylla

 

Lotononis stipulosa

 

Lotononis stricta

 [= Buchenroedera griquana]

 

Lotononis strigillosa

 

Lotononis subulata

 

Lotononis sutherlandii

 

Lotononis tenella

 

Lotononis tenuis

 

Lotononis trichodes

[= Buchenroedera trichodes]

 

Lotononis umbellata

Lotononis varia

 

Lotononis venosa

 

Lotononis viborgioides

 

Lotononis villosa

 

Lotononis viminea

[= Buchenroedera viminea]

 

Lotononis virgata

 

Lotononis wilmsii

 

Publications

  • Edwards, T.J. & Getliffe Norris, F.M. 1990. Notes on the genus Buchenroedera (Fabaceae) in Natal. South African Journal of Botany 56: 275–284.

  • Van Wyk, B.-E. 1988. Lotononis caerulescens (Fabaceae–Crotalarieae): a new combination for Lebeckia microphylla, with notes on the distinction between Buchenroedera, Lebeckia and Lotononis. South African Journal of Botany 54: 175–181.

  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & Schutte, A.-L. 1988. Chromosome numbers in Lotononis and Buchenroedera (Fabaceae– Crotalarieae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: 1603–1607.

  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & Verdoorn, G.H. 1988. The chemotaxonomic significance of integerrimine in Buchenroedera and Lotononis section Krebsia. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 16: 287–289.

  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & Verdoorn, G.H. 1989. A chemotaxonomic survey of major alkaloids in Lotononis and Buchenroedera. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 17: 385–389.

  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & Whitehead, C.S. 1990. The chemotaxonomic significance of prunasin in Buchenroedera. South African Journal of Botany 56: 68–70.

 


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