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Dolichos kilimandscharicus Taub.
Information on the genus : Dolichos
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dolichos kilimandscharicus Taub. var. kilimandscharicus
 Dolichos kilimandscharicus Taub. subsp. kilimandscharicus
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dolichos bellus Harms (1902)
=Dolichos lupinoides Baker (1895)
=Dolichos malosanus Baker (1897)
=Dolichos buchananii Harms (1899)
=Dolichos goetzei Harms (1900)
=Dolichos stolzii Harms (1904)
=Dolichos lupiniflorus N.E. Br. (1906)
=Dolichos swynnertonii Baker f.
=Tephrosia sericea Baker (1871)
=Dolichos bequaertii De Wild. (1913)
=Dolichos dubius De Wild. (1902)
=Dolichos verdickii De Wild. (1902)
Taxon infra-specific
Dolichos kilimandscharicus subsp. parviflorus Verdc. (1970)
Dolichos kilimandscharicus Taub. var. kilimandscharicus
Dolichos kilimandscharicus var. argyrophyllus (Harms) Verdc.
Dolichos kilimandscharicus Taub. subsp. kilimandscharicus
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or rarely decumbent perennial herb 0,25-1,2 m tall, from a massive woody rootstock 14-45 cm long and 7-30 cm Ø;
Ecology : Grassland, woodland and intermediate types; bushland; forest edges; miombo woodland; dambo; open thickets; wooded grassland; often pyrophytic; 700-2700 m alt.
  Widespread and variable (forms described under D. splendens Bak. var. splendens with prominent close reticulation on the lower surface of the mature leaflets).
  Comprises 2 subspp. and 2 vars.: - Subsp. kilimandscharicus (syn.: Tephrosia sericea Bak.; Dolichos lupinoides Bak.; D. malosanus Bak.; D. oliveri Schweinf. var. vondensis Fiori.; D. bellus Harms; D. splendens Bak. var. acutifolius Welw.
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carte afrique num 176780
Record n°176780
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