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Rhynchosia procurrens (Hiern) K. Schum.
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
Basionym : Dolicholus procurrens Hiern
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhynchosia procurrens (Hiern) K. Schum. subsp. procurrens
 Dolicholus procurrens Hiern (1896)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rhynchosia resinosa var. schliebenii (Harms) Hauman
=Rhynchosia schliebenii Harms (1932)
Taxon infra-specific
Rhynchosia procurrens subsp. floribunda (Baker) Verdc.
Rhynchosia procurrens subsp. latisepala (Hauman) Verdc.
Rhynchosia procurrens (Hiern) K. Schum. subsp. procurrens
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial climbing or trailing herb, probably ±1-4 m long; stems numerous sometimes woody and ridged, pubescent and glandular or glabrescent.
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Ecology : Brachystegia, Uapaca woodland and derived cultivations; bushland; grassland with scattered Combretum, etc.; open ground; savanna with Loudetia; sandy sparingly-bushy pastures; Kalahari sand and other sandy soils; etc...
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Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography other :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:244 (2012)
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Record n°176986
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