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Rhynchosia ambacensis (Hiern) K. Schum.
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
Basionym : Dolicholus ambacensis Hiern
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhynchosia ambacensis (Hiern) K. Schum. subsp. ambacensis
 Dolicholus ambacensis Hiern (1896)
Taxon infra-specific
Rhynchosia ambacensis subsp. cameroonensis Verdc.
Rhynchosia ambacensis subsp. chellensis Torre
Rhynchosia ambacensis (Hiern) K. Schum. subsp. ambacensis
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or ascending herb, hoary- or somewhat tawny-silvery tomentellous, 0,45 m tall or more from a woody rootstock; stem and branches firm, sub-terete.
Ecology : Thickets on dry sandy-clayey soil (abundant); prairie planted with Cassia siamea and edges of road; hard clay soil, after forest-fires; 1000-1750 m alt.
  Comprises 3 subspp.
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carte afrique num 176981
Record n°176981
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