African Plant Database

Rhynchosia luteola (Hiern) K. Schum.
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
Basionym : Dolicholus luteolus Hiern
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhynchosia luteola (Hiern) K. Schum. var. luteola
 Dolicholus luteolus Hiern (1896)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rhynchosia sericosemium Harms (1902)
=Rhynchosia moninensis Harms
Taxon infra-specific
Rhynchosia luteola var. verdickii (De Wild.) Verdc.
Rhynchosia luteola (Hiern) K. Schum. var. luteola
Rhynchosia luteola var. velutina Verdc.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Usually a robust sticky perennial climber, often forming a dense tangle several metres long, or erect subshrub 0,3-1 m tall;
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Ecology : Evergreen forest margins; Brachystegia, Uapaca woodland; tall grass associations; granite rocks in grassy hill country in old cultivations; riverine woodland; lake shore swamp; Pennisetum grassland; roadsides; in thick undergrowth; etc...
  Comprises 3 vars.
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Record n°176985 modified 2007-04-19
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