Philenoptera violacea

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Philenoptera violacea
Philenoptera violacea


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Millettieae
Genus: Philenoptera
Species: Philenoptera violacea


Philenoptera violacea (Klotzsch) Schrire, 2000


  • Capassa violacea Klotzsch
  • Derris violacea (Klotzsch Harms
  • Lonchocarpus violaceus (Klotzsch) Oliv.


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • Southern Africa
      • Angola, Botswana, Caprivi Strip, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Mannheimer, C.A. & Curtis, B.A. (eds.) (2009). Le Roux and Müller's field guide to the trees and shrubs of Namibia, rev. ed.: 1-525. Macmillan Education Namibia, Windhoek.


Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Appelblaar
English: Apple-leaf
isiZulu: umBhandu, umPhanda, isiHomohomo
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