African Plant Database

Aeschynomene tenuirama Baker
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aeschynomene tenuirama Baker var. tenuirama
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aeschynomene newtonii Schinz (1902)
=Aeschynomene subaphylla De Wild. (1913)
Taxon infra-specific
Aeschynomene tenuirama var. hebecarpa Verdc.
Aeschynomene tenuirama var. parviflora Torre
Aeschynomene tenuirama Baker var. tenuirama
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrub with several branched or unbranched, sometimes almost leafless erect stems 0,3-2 m tall, pubescent with short tubercular-based glandular hairs when young, from a woody rhizome-like rootstock;
Ecology : Bushy borders of primitive forests; exposed primitive woods at river-banks; shortly-bushy pastures; by streams or rivulets; sand; wooded savanna on clayey soil; Brachystegia and Uapaca-Monotes woodland; grassland; 700-2300 m alt.
  Comprises 3 vars.
  Not in East Africa.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 176801
Record n°176801
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