African Plant Database


Rhynchosia congensis Baker
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhynchosia congensis Baker subsp. congensis
 
Taxon infra-specific
Rhynchosia congensis subsp. orientalis Verdc.
Rhynchosia congensis subsp. pseudobuettneri Verdc.
Rhynchosia congensis Baker subsp. congensis
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stout climber or trailer 1,8-6 m long, the foliage sometimes unpleasantly aromatically scented when crushed; stems obscurely ribbed, finely silky pubescent.
Ecology : Coastal grassland and bushland on sand; rain-forest edges; forest gallery; clearings; wooded savanna; "muhulu" edges; along river bank, by thickets, rather rare; 0-±1000 m alt.
  Comprises 3 subspp.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
 
Map
carte afrique num 176982
 
Record n°176982
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