African Plant Database


Aeschynomene glabrescens Welw. ex Baker
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aeschynomene glabrescens Welw. ex Baker var. glabrescens
 
Taxon infra-specific
Aeschynomene glabrescens var. pubescens J. Léonard
Aeschynomene glabrescens Welw. ex Baker var. glabrescens
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrub 15-45 cm tall, growing almost in a caespitose manner; secondary roots fusiform, thick, woody, several-headed; stems branched from the base, purplish, pluri-sulcate, remotely hispid.
Ecology : Sandy, sparingly bushy, somewhat damp pastures; rather rare; sandy plains subject to burning; periodically wet sand; 1350 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.: Var. glabrescens; var. pubescens J. Léonard
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
 
Map
carte afrique num 176790
 
Record n°176790
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