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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Dolichos

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 60 species, native from Africa through to east Asia, with 16 species found in southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Dolichos angustifolius


Dolichos angustissimus


Dolichos decumbens

Dolichos falciformis


Dolichos hastaeformis


Dolichos junodii


Dolichos kilimandscharicus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Dolichos linearis


Dolichos oliveri

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Dolichos peglerae


Dolichos pratensis


Dolichos pseudodebilis


Dolichos robustus


Dolichos sericeus


Dolichos trilobus


Dolichos trinervatus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.