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Genus: Rhynchosia

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 > Fabaceae > Subfamily: Papilionoideae

About 200 species, found throughout the tropics and subtropics, with 79 species native to southern Africa and a further species that is cultivated in the region.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Rhynchosia adenodes

 

Rhynchosia albissima

 

Rhynchosia angulosa

 

Rhynchosia angustifolia

 

Rhynchosia argentea

 

Rhynchosia arida

 

Rhynchosia atropurpurea

 

Rhynchosia buchananii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Rhynchosia bullata

 

Rhynchosia calvescens

 

Rhynchosia candida

 

Rhynchosia capensis

 

Rhynchosia caribaea

Rhynchosia castroi

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Rhynchosia chimanimaniensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Rhynchosia chrysoscias

 

Rhynchosia ciliata

 

Rhynchosia clivorum

Rhynchosia confusa

 

Rhynchosia cooperi

 

Rhynchosia crassifolia

 

Rhynchosia densiflora

 

Rhynchosia dieterlenae

 

Rhynchosia divaricata

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Rhynchosia emarginata

 

Rhynchosia ferulifolia

 

Rhynchosia fleckii

 

Rhynchosia galpinii

 

Rhynchosia genistoides

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Rhynchosia goetzei

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Rhynchosia harmsiana

 

Rhynchosia harveyi

 

Rhynchosia hirsuta

 

Rhynchosia hirta

 

Rhynchosia holosericea

 

Rhynchosia holstii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Rhynchosia insignis

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Rhynchosia komatiensis

 

Rhynchosia leucoscias

 

Rhynchosia luteola

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Rhynchosia micrantha

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Rhynchosia microscias

 

Rhynchosia minima

 

Rhynchosia malacophylla

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Rhynchosia minima

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

Rhynchosia monophylla

Rhynchosia namaensis

 

Rhynchosia nervosa

 

Rhynchosia nitens

 

Rhynchosia nyasica

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Rhynchosia ovata

 

Rhynchosia pauciflora

 

Rhynchosia peglerae

 

Rhynchosia pentheri

 

Rhynchosia pinnata

 

Rhynchosia procurrens

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Rhynchosia pseudoteramnoides

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Rhynchosia pseudoviscosa

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Rhynchosia reptabunda

 

Rhynchosia resinosa

Rhynchosia rogersii

 

Rhynchosia schlechteri

 

Rhynchosia sordida

 

Rhynchosia spectabilis

 

Rhynchosia stenodon

 

Rhynchosia stipitata

 

Rhynchosia sublobata

Rhynchosia swynnertonii

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Rhynchosia thorncroftii

 

Rhynchosia totta

 

Rhynchosia tricuspidata

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Rhynchosia velutina

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Rhynchosia vendae

 

Rhynchosia venulosa

 

Rhynchosia villosa

 

Rhynchosia viscidula

 

Rhynchosia viscosa

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Rhynchosia wildii

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Rhynchosia woodii

 

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

Informatin from Glen (2002).

Rhynchosia phaseoloides (Bejuco caraota)

Native to the Caribean and South America.

 

Publications

  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.

 


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