African Plant Database


Aeschynomene venulosa Verdc.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aeschynomene venulosa Verdc. var. venulosa
 
Taxon infra-specific
Aeschynomene venulosa var. grandis Verdc.
Aeschynomene venulosa Verdc. var. venulosa
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading or suberect subshrub or woody herb ± 40 cm tall; stems glabrous or even slightly glaucous when young, the bark soon peeling off in thin longitudinal strips; seeds unknown.
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland on stony soil; steep stony bank; common; 1200-1650 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.
  An isolated species without obvious affinities. * * * Several unnamed species (listed as A-H in Fl. Trop. E. Afr., and as A-E in Fl. Zambes. 3/6, 2000) are listed by Verdcourt.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 176799
 
Record n°176799
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