African Plant Database

Rhynchosia usambarensis Taub.
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhynchosia usambarensis Taub. var. usambarensis
 Rhynchosia usambarensis Taub. subsp. usambarensis
Taxon infra-specific
Rhynchosia usambarensis subsp. inelegans Verdc.
Rhynchosia usambarensis Taub. var. usambarensis
Rhynchosia usambarensis var. obtusifoliola Verdc.
Rhynchosia usambarensis Taub. subsp. usambarensis
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial climbing herb 0,3-1,8 m long from a woody rootstock; stems with spreading ferruginous or yellow hairs and shorter appressed white pubescence.
Ecology : Forest edges; bushland; riverine thicket; ? rather dry woodland; grassy rocky places; 1000-2400 m alt.
  Comprises 2 subspp. (one with 2 vars.). - Var. obtusifolia Verdc. of subsp. usambarensis in scarcely distinguishable from the Himalayan R. falconeri Bak., and one sheet of the four available of the Himalayan plant is itself almost identical with som
  Rwanda ?
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 176988
Record n°176988
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