African Plant Database

Aeschynomene baumii Harms
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aeschynomene baumii Harms var. baumii
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Aeschynomene campicola Taub.
=Aeschynomene butayei De Wild. (1907)
=Aeschynomene glandulosa De Wild. (1907)
=Aeschynomene harmsiana De Wild. (1913)
=Aeschynomene praticola Baker f. (1928)
Taxon infra-specific
Aeschynomene baumii var. kassneri (Harms) Verdc.
Aeschynomene baumii Harms var. baumii
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrub or shrub (0,6-)1-2,4(-6) m tall, or in fireswept situations, a woody herb or subshrub 0,2-1 m tall, with erect flowering stems from a thick woody rootstock, some leafy, others not; stems glabrous to covered with tubercular-based hairs.
Ecology : Peaty soil near evergreen forest (mshito); Brachystegia and "Chipya" woodland; short grassland; scrub; dambos; usually on sandy soil, sometimes on rocky slopes; grassland with scattered bushes subject to seasonal burning; 1200-1800 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 176803
Record n°176803
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