African Plant Database

Vigna filicaulis Hepper
Protologue : Kew Bull. 11(1): 128 (1956)
Information on the genus : Vigna
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vigna filicaulis Hepper var. filicaulis
Taxon infra-specific
Vigna filicaulis Hepper var. filicaulis
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb; stems slender and wiry, pubescent, 60-100 m long.
Ecology : Swamp; grassland; humid meadows; periodically flooded areas.
  Comprises 2 vars.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:225, 250 (2012)
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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