African Plant Database

Tephrosia longipes Meisn.
Information on the genus : Tephrosia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tephrosia longipes Meisn. var. longipes
 Tephrosia longipes Meisn. subsp. longipes
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tephrosia longipes var. uncinata Harv.
=Tephrosia dawsonii Baker f.
=Tephrosia longipes var. icosisperma Brummitt (1967)
=Tephrosia pseudolongipes Baker f.
=Tephrosia secunda Welw. ex Baker (1871)
Taxon infra-specific
Tephrosia longipes Meisn. var. longipes
Tephrosia longipes var. lurida (Sond.) J.B. Gillett
Tephrosia longipes var. swynnertonii (Baker f.) Brummitt
Tephrosia longipes Meisn. subsp. longipes
Tephrosia longipes var. drummondii (Brummitt) Brummitt (2007)
Tephrosia longipes var. lissocarpa (Brummitt) Brummitt (2007)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual to probably short-lived perennial herb with a stout taproot or sometimes becoming woody at the base, and with ± erect, fairly robust stems, 2-3 mim Ø in the lower parts, usually regularly branched, to 1-1,5 m tall ;
Ecology : River sides; rocky hill in Brachystegia woodland ; sand veld; mopane woodland on karroo basalt; also on granite rocks; escarpment miombo; grassland; dense bush; old sand dunes; 0-1420 m alt.
  S. Africa, Swaziland.
  Comprises 2 subspp. ; subsp. longipes with 2 vars.
  Not in Sudan (sub nom. T. pseudolongipes in Andrews, Fl. pl. Anglo-Egypt. Sudan.).
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carte afrique num 177045
Record n°177045
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