African Plant Database

Dolichos ichthyophone Verdc.
Information on the genus : Dolichos
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dolichos ichthyophone Verdc. var. ichthyophone
Taxon infra-specific
Dolichos ichthyophone Verdc. var. ichthyophone
Dolichos ichthyophone var. sunzuensis Mackinder (1999)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial subshrubby herb to 30-60 cm tall from a tough woody rootstock ± 20 cm long, 10 cm Ø; stems very densely velvety with mostly spreading white hairs; usually flowering when the leaves are not completely expanded or even quite absent.
Ecology : Among boulders on hill; grassland on sandy soil; 1500-2400 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.: - Var. ichtyophone; - var. sunzuensis Mackinder
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Record n°176775
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