African Plant Database

Tephrosia bracteolata Guill. & Perr.
Information on the genus : Tephrosia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tephrosia bracteolata Guill. & Perr. var. bracteolata
 Cracca bracteolata (Guill. & Perr.) Kuntze
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tephrosia concinna Baker (1871)
=Tephrosia fasciculata Hook. f. (1849)
Taxon infra-specific
Tephrosia bracteolata var. strigulosa Brummitt
Tephrosia bracteolata Guill. & Perr. var. bracteolata
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, branched, annual herb 0,5-3 m tall from a taproot; hairs on stems appressed (var. bracteolata) or spreading (var. trigulosa Brummitt) to 1 mm long, white or fulvous; branches long straight thinly silky.
Ecology : Grassland, woodland, chiefly in seasonally swampy places; banded vegetation; sands; sometimes abundant the first year in fallows; sandy-stony places with scanty bush, on poor soil; grassy bank by lake; banks by ditches and flood lains; 540-1700 m alt.
  Caoe Verde Isl.
  Comprises 2 vars. (intermediates occur, although mostly geographically separated).
  The specimen Gossweiler 4260 from Angola is T. rigidula (fide Brummitt).
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:247 (2012)
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