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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Crotalarieae[1][2]
Genus: Bolusia
Bolusia distribution.svg
  Bolusia acuminata
  Bolusia ervoides
  Bolusia amboensis
  Bolusia resupinata
  Bolusia grandis
  An undescribed species of Bolusia

Bolusia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the sub family Faboideae. It is found only in southern Africa.


  1. ^ Boatwright JS, le Roux MM, Wink M, Morozova T, Van Wyk BE (2008). "Phylogenetic relationships of tribe Crotalarieae (Fabaceae) inferred from DNA sequences and morphology". Syst Bot. 33 (4): 752–761. doi:10.1600/036364408786500271. JSTOR 40211942. 
  2. ^ Cardoso D, Pennington RT, de Queiroz LP, Boatwright JS, Van Wyk BE, Wojciechowski MF, Lavin M (2013). "Reconstructing the deep-branching relationships of the papilionoid legumes". S Afr J Bot. 89: 58–75. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2013.05.001. 
  3. ^ van Wyk BE, Venter M, Boatwright JS (2010). "A revision of the genus Bolusia (Fabaceae, Crotalarieae)". S Afr J Bot. 76 (1): 86–94. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2009.08.010. 
  4. ^ "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Bolusia". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 
  5. ^ USDA; ARS; National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Bolusia". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 4 March 2014.