PlantNET Home PlantNET Home | Search NSW Flora | Contact Us  
FloraOnline
Introduction
Plant Name Search
Index Search
Spatial Search
Identification Keys
Classification
Glossary
HerbLink (Type Images)
WeedAlert
Other PlantNET Sites
Other Data Sources
NEW SOUTH WALES FLORA ONLINE Printable Page

Genus Lotononis Family Fabaceae
Subfamily Faboideae

Description: Perennial herbs or shrubs.

Leaves alternate, 3-foliolate; stipulate; stipels absent.

Flowers in axillary or terminal pedunculate racemes or umbels; bracts caducous. Calyx 5-toothed, weakly 2-lipped. Standard ovate or obovate; keel incurved. Stamens monodelphous, sheath split on upper side; anthers alternately long and basifixed and short and dorsifixed. Style glabrous.

Pods ± oblong, dehiscent; seeds without aril.


Distribution and occurrence: World: 100 species, mostly S. Africa. Australia: 1 species (naturalized).

Text by C. Gardner
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Lotononis bainesii

  Privacy | Copyright | Disclaimer | About PlantNET | Cite PlantNET