African Plant Database

Aeschynomene gracilipes Taub.
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aeschynomene gracilipes Taub. var. gracilipes
Taxon infra-specific
Aeschynomene gracilipes var. brevistipitata Verdc.
Aeschynomene gracilipes Taub. var. gracilipes
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrub?, erect, little-branched (prostrate to ascending herb in var. brevistipitata Verdc.) with woody stems 20-70 cm long, pubescent with tubercular-based hairs; main central nerve blackish-purple beneath.
Ecology : Open grassland, on lateritic soil; 1000-1500 (or ? 1800) m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.
  Not in Tanzania and Uganda.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 176795
Record n°176795
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