African Plant Database


Aeschynomene nodulosa (Baker) Baker f.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Aeschynomene
Basionym : Smithia nodulosa Baker
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aeschynomene nodulosa (Baker) Baker f. var. nodulosa
 Smithia nodulosa Baker (1871)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aeschynomene shirensis Taub. (1895)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Aeschynomene nodulosa var. glabrescens J. B. Gillett
Aeschynomene nodulosa (Baker) Baker f. var. nodulosa
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1,2-6 m tall; stems densely covered with short glandular tubercular-based hairs, or more rarely glabrous and glaucous; older stems appearing jointed at the nodes due to the scars formed by the deciduous stipules, glabrescent,
Ecology : Grassland; bracken scrub; open woodland (Uapaca-bamboo); exposed rocky (mostly quartzite) slopes and summits; sometimes in scrub on streamsides; forest margins; open veld; 600-1900 m alt.
  S. Africa.
  Comprises 2 vars.: - Var. nodulosa; var. glabrescens J. B. Gillett
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 176805
 
Record n°176805
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