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Rhynchosia clivorum S. Moore
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Rhynchosia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhynchosia clivorum S. Moore var. clivorum
 Flemingia macrocalyx Baker f. (1894)
 Rhynchosia clivorum S. Moore subsp. clivorum
 
Taxon infra-specific
Rhynchosia clivorum S. Moore var. clivorum
Rhynchosia clivorum subsp. pycnantha (Harms) Verdc. (2001)
Rhynchosia clivorum subsp. guruensis Verdc. (2001)
Rhynchosia clivorum S. Moore subsp. clivorum
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect branched shrub or shrubby herb 0,9-3 m tall; stems leafy, densely pubescent or hirsute.
  see more in the book
Ecology : Grassland with Protea and Agauria; secondary bushland; evergreen forest margins; Philippia scrub; grassland with bracken, Protea, etc.; often on rock slopes, less often in Brachystegia woodland; forest gallery; wooded savanna; etc...
  A very variable species.
  S. Africa, Swaziland (subsp. clivorum).
  Comprises 2 subspp. in our area: [see more in the book]
 
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
 
Map
carte afrique num 176991
 
Record n°176991
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