African Plant Database

Aeschynomene mossambicensis Verdc.
Protologue : Kew Bull. 27(3): 438 (1972)
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aeschynomene mossambicensis Verdc. subsp. mossambicensis (1972)
Taxon infra-specific
Aeschynomene mossambicensis subsp. longestipitata Verdc. (1972)
Aeschynomene mossambicensis Verdc. subsp. mossambicensis (1972)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading ± prostrate annual or sometimes perennial herb 60-90 cm long, usually distinctly branched; stems glabrous or with sparse short glandular somewhat tubrcular-based hairs.
Ecology : Brachystegia-Julbernardia woodland; dry rocky places; usually on sandy soil; road banks; Terminalia spinosa woodland; 10-430 m alt.
  Comprises 2 subspp.
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carte afrique num 176791
Record n°176791
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