African Plant Database

Tephrosia aequilata Baker
Information on the genus : Tephrosia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tephrosia aequilata Baker subsp. aequilata
 Tephrosia aequilata var. meyeri-johannis (Taub.) Brummitt
 Tephrosia meyeri-johannis Taub.
Taxon infra-specific
Tephrosia aequilata subsp. australis Brummitt
Tephrosia aequilata subsp. gorongosana Brummitt
Tephrosia aequilata subsp. mlanjeana Brummitt
Tephrosia aequilata subsp. namuliana Brummitt
Tephrosia aequilata Baker subsp. aequilata
Tephrosia aequilata subsp. nyasae (Baker f.) Brummitt
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Branching shrub 0,4-5 m tall, or rarely a tree; hairs on the stems white or fulvous, of two kinds -a: short and dense, -b: sparser, weak, spreading, to 3 mm long.
Ecology : Wooded savannas; grassland; heathland; scrub; forest edges; descending into miombo woodland along streams; rocky grassland; Philippia-Vaccinium-Hypericum-Halleria zonz; mountain slopes; 1000-2500 m alt.
  S. Africa.
  Widespread and fairly uniform on higher ground from southern Uganda, S Kenya, Tanzania and the eastern Congo to the extreme north of Zambia; restricted to the higher mountain masses further south, it show considerable differentiation [see in the book]
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carte afrique num 177031
Record n°177031
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