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Albizia tanganyicensis subsp. tanganyicensis

Albizia tanganyicensis subsp. tanganyicensis
Common names: paperbark false-thorn, paperbark albizia, sneezewood (Eng.); papierbasvalsdoring (Afr.); ugudha-mfeni (isiXhosa); mulelu, munungufhefhe (Tshivenda)
Family: Fabaceae

... as well as shrubs in the subfamily Mimosoideae of the family Fabaceae and represents about 150 species. Albizia was named after an ...

10 / 07 / 2017 | Benjamin Festus | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Liparia parva

Liparia parva
Common names: small mountain dahlia, yellow nodding-head (Eng.); kleinbergdahlia, kleingeelkoppie (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

... at first glance. It is, however, part of the pea or legume (Fabaceae) family and has a pea like flower, with upper lobes that are ... parva is unique in being the first species in the family Fabaceae found to be pollinated by non-flying mammals or rodents. It is ...

26 / 06 / 2017 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Indigofera langebergensis

Indigofera langebergensis
Common names: Langeberg indigo (Eng.); Langebergseverfbos (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

... the base. Indigofera For most members of the Fabaceae, propagation by seed is the best method and vegetative propagation ...

15 / 05 / 2017 | Sisanda Alakhe Velembo-Mhlauli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Caesalpinia bracteata

Caesalpinia bracteata
Common names: Gariep plume-flower (Eng.); Gariep pronkstert (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

30 / 01 / 2017 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Entada rheedii

Entada rheedii has fragrant flowers in spikes up to 230mm long (Photo Geoff Nichols)
Common names: giant sea bean, African dream herb, snuff box (Eng.); reuseseeboontjie, seeboontjie, boonbobbejaantou (Afr.); inkwindi, intindile, umbhone (isiZulu)
Family: Fabaceae

09 / 01 / 2017 | Lerato Hoveka | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Vachellia kosiensis

Vachellia kosiensis (Geoff Nichols)
Common names: dune thorn (Eng.); duinesoetdoring (Afr.); umunga (Zulu)
Family: Fabaceae

21 / 11 / 2016 | Geoff Nichols | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Polhillia ignota

Polhillia ignota
Common names: due to the rarity of this species, there are no common names recorded for it.
Family: Fabaceae

14 / 11 / 2016 | Ismail Ebrahim | CREW
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Indigofera flabellata

Indigofera flabellata (Adriaan Grobler)
Common names: fan-leaf indigofera
Family: Fabaceae

03 / 10 / 2016 | Tandiwe Nkonki | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Argyrolobium tomentosum

Argyrolobium tomentosum
Common names: velvety yellow bush pea (Eng.); umadlozana, umlomomnandi (isiZulu)
Family: Fabaceae

19 / 09 / 2016 | Bulannga Mufhati | Lowveld NBG
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Cyclopia meyeriana

Cyclopia meyeriana
Common names: Meyer honeybush tea (Eng.); woltee, heuningtee (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

... of 20 species of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It is widely known as honeybush, an indigenous South African herbal ...

23 / 05 / 2016 | Nomama Mei | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Clitoria ternatea var. ternatea

Clitoria ternatea var. ternatea (Geoff Nichols)
Common names: butterfly pea, blue pea, kordofan pea, cordofan pea, asian pigeon-wings
Family: Fabaceae

23 / 05 / 2016 | Tandiwe Nkonki | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Senegalia burkei

Senegalia burkei (Alex Dreyer)
Common names: black monkey-thorn (Eng.); swartapiesdoring (Afr.); umkhaya wehlalahlathi, umbabampala (isiZulu); umkhaya (siSwati); mokgwa, mokoba (Setswana); mokwar
Family: Fabaceae

21 / 03 / 2016 | Thobile Mlaba | Kwazulu-Natal NBG
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Vachellia robusta subsp. robusta

Vachellia robusta subsp. robusta. Photo Glenice Ebedes
Common names: broadpod robust thorn (Eng.); enkeldoring (Afr.); mooka (Nso.); mvumbangwenya (Tso.); mokhu (Tsw.); muvumba-ngwena (Ven.);umngamanzi (Zul.)
Family: Fabaceae

... robusta .  As with many plants in the pea family, Fabaceae, Vachellia robusta is modulated by nitrogen-fixing Rhizobium soil ...

14 / 09 / 2015 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Dumasia villosa var. villosa

Dumasia villosa var. villosa pods and seeds
Common names: black bean (Eng.); ukhalimele (isiZulu)
Family: Fabaceae

03 / 08 / 2015 | Tandiwe Nkonki | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Eriosema kraussianum

Eriosema kraussianum
Common names: pale yellow eriosema (Eng.)
Family: Fabaceae

13 / 04 / 2015 | Stemmer Ngalo | Free State NBG
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Aspalathus quartzicola

Flowers of Aspalathus quartzicola
Common names: No reported common names.
Family: Fabaceae

... the largest endemic genus Aspalathus   within the Fabaceae family of South Africa. The epithet quartzicola makes reference to ...

09 / 03 / 2015 | Dewidine van der Colff | CREW
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Otholobium virgatum

Plant in flower
Common names: carpet pea, mat otholobium, eight-day healing bush; agtdaegeneesbos (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

... by insects or birds and it attracts butterflies. Most Fabaceae roots are coposed of nodules that house soil organisms which fix ... and Hermannia hyssopifolia and H. cuneifolia . Fabaceae is derived from the Latin word Faba meaning ‘bean'. The older ...

24 / 11 / 2014 | Zoleka Maphanga | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Indigofera lyalli

Inflorescence
Common names: Red indigo, Venda indigo; rooiverfbos, Venda-verfbos (Afr.); Umhlonishwa (isiZulu)
Family: Fabaceae

... after the plant has finished flowering. As with most Fabaceae, propagating Indigofera lyalli subsp. lyalli is quite ... This genus is classified under the legume or pea family, Fabaceae. Members of the pea family are fairly diverse and include economically ...

07 / 07 / 2014 | Sisanda Alakhe Velembo-Mhlauli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Podalyria buxifolia

Flower
Common names: keurtjie (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

... in the tribe Podalyrieae, subfamily Papilionoideae, family Fabaceae. Its closest relatives are the genera Virgilia , Cyclopia and ...

16 / 06 / 2014 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Liparia hirsuta

Flowers
Common names: common hard-leaved pea (Eng.); gewone hardeblaar-ertjie (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

... notes on how to propagate Liparia hirsuta. ] The Fabaceae family is the third largest flowering plant family. Worldwide, it ...

02 / 06 / 2014 | L Knight | CREW
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