African Plant Database


Aeschynomene bracteosa Baker
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aeschynomene bracteosa Baker var. bracteosa
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aeschynomene elisabethvilleana De Wild. (1913)
=Aeschynomene zigzag De Wild. (1913)
=Aeschynomene nambalensis Harms (1903)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Aeschynomene bracteosa var. major Verdc.
Aeschynomene bracteosa Baker var. bracteosa
Aeschynomene bracteosa var. delicatula (Baker f.) Verdc.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, somewhat spreading or almost procumbent, intricately branched, sticky subshrub, 0,4-1,5 m tall; or tufted pyrophyte, 7-35 cm tall, with a thick woody rootstock;
Ecology : Brachystegia, Pterocarpus woodland (mostly seasonally burnt); sometimes by marshes and streamsides; grassland; on sandy, rocky or gravelly ground; bushland; 900-1800 m alt.
  Comprises 3 vars.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
 
Map
carte afrique num 176802
 
Record n°176802
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